Academic & Student Affairs

Small Group Teaching

Date:  7 October 2015

Time:  2.00 pm –4.30 pm

Additional courses on:

4 November 2015         2.00 pm –4.45 pm

22 January 2016           10.00 am –12.45 pm

17 February 2016         2.00 pm –4.45 pm  -  RESCHEDULED TO 10/2/16

4 May 2016                   2.00 pm –4.45 pm

16 participants maximum

Designed for:  Academic staff, research staff, teaching assistants

Aim: To explore various methods of teaching small groups, e.g. tutorials, seminars, small groups within larger groups.

Content:

  • strengths and difficulties with small group teaching
  • aims of small group teaching
  • planning and preparation for small group work
  • encouraging participation
  • communication skills: questioning, responding, listening, explaining
  • methods (e.g., icebreakers, pairs and buzz groups, brainstorming, case-studies)
  • practical applications: video examples

Registration is via Queen’s Online (In the navigation under My Services, select Other, then Training Courses).

Booking URL:  http://www.qub.ac.uk/qol