Academic & Student Affairs

Small Group Teaching

Date:  5 October 2016

Time:  2.00 pm –4.30 pm

Additional courses on:

2 November 2016, 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

18 January 2017, 10.00 am – 12.45 pm – to be confirmed

8 February 2017, 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm - to be confirmed

3 May 2017, 2.00pm – 4.30 pm - to be confirmed

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