Active and Engaged Learning Practices
Active and engaged learning represents a powerful approach to skills development among adult learners. Drawing on the experiential learning theories of Dewey and Kolb, active learning activities provide a basis for enhanced student learning in higher education and this workshop focuses on active learning strategies for students at any level of enrollment. Topics covered include experiential learning and the role of active and engaged practices in student learning; building your active learning toolbox; and developing skills for facilitating various types of learning activities.
Biography: Dr. Jeanie M. Forray is Professor of Management in the College of Business at Western New England University and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations at Vanderbilt University. Jeanie is a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management, and a Fellow and former President of the Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (MOBTS). Jeanie’s current research focuses on the development of leadership skills, the use of experiential teaching methods in management education, and career development within higher education. Her scholarship has been published in Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Management Education, Management Learning, and Organization Studies, among others. Currently, Jeanie is co-editor of the Journal of Management Education (JME), and previously founding co-editor of Management Teaching Review and founding editor of Organization Management Journal. Jeanie is a member of Seneca Consortium, a consulting group providing faculty development services in higher education.