Course Details

Small Group Teaching

Event Description

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

8 February 2017, 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

3 May 2017, 2.00pm – 4.30 pm

16 participants maximum


  • 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



Aims/Aimed at

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.

Booking Information

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

Booking URL: Queen’s Online
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Teaching and/or Supporting Student Learning
Staff Categories: Academic, Research
Keywords: Teaching, Student Learning, Small Group, tutorials, seminars

Course Contact Details

Name: Centre for Educational Development
Telephone: 028 9097 1447