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Richard Weeks Hall 102
As the way that students learn evolves, so must the modern classroom. This semester, Rutgers-New Brunswick has made giant strides toward this goal with the introduction of four brand-new, state-of-the-art Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs).  The ALCs are designed to facilitate interaction, collaboration, and other approaches to learning through which students can work with ideas and one another. Among these new rooms are two Interactive Lecture Halls and two Active Learning Classrooms. Our newest Interactive Lecture Halls-Richard Weeks Hall 102 and Chemistry and Chemical Biology 1309-are designed to accommodate large classes in which lecturing is broken up opportunities for conversation and... Continued
Digital Classroom Lectern
The Digital Classroom Lectern, or DCL, is the newest addition to the family of Digital Classroom Services systems. Born out of the need to provide our standard classroom technology in smaller classroom environments, the DCL employs a reduced footprint so that it takes up less valuable teaching space. Despite its small size, the Lectern packs a big punch, with a built-in Mac computer, Blu-ray player, and VGA/HDMI connections for portable devices... Continued
AB 1150
If your students work in groups or on projects that require work space or movement, finding the right classroom can be essential to your teaching. While some traditional classrooms have tablet arm chairs or fixed furniture that create obstacles to active learning, other general-purpose classrooms are more amenable to such classes. ​ Active Learning Classrooms and Interactive Lecture Halls are tailor-made for this type of learning and can be requested using a Course Information Form.  However, you may need a space in a different location or of a different size. To help faculty find other... Continued
kremen-session
The 2018 Rutgers Active Learning Symposium is in the books, but there is plenty left to dive into.  More than 175 guests from Rutgers and beyond learned from their peers who have developed various modes of active learning in their classes. Participants in this year's event explored gamification, team-based learning, active learning approaches to online learning, and much more.  Special guest Dr. Kimberly Tanner led attendees through two dynamic sessions on the importance of how class content is sequenced and how non-content talk from instructors can influence students. Through these presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and poster sessions - faculty and staff were able to learn about... Continued
AL 101 Logo
Just in time for the summer and fall semesters, new Active Learning 101 sessions have been announced. These half day workshops are a great chance to learn how you can incorporate engaging teaching methods in to your classes that help students understand concepts, engage with ideas, and test their knowledge. Designed for those that are newer to active learning techniques or learning spaces, each session includes an overview of active learning principles, an opportunity to design a classroom activity, a discussion with experienced faculty, and an introduction to active learning rooms, technology, and support programs. While... Continued

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