A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University held the workshop on Active learning for the academic staff on September 13, 2016.
The aim of the workshop is professional development of the academic staff working within master program under TradPro project.
The trainees learned why active learning is efficient for acquisition of new material and mastering skills.
During the training a short survey of the participating teachers showed that most of them (80%) use some activities for warming up the audience; teachers sometimes (80%) use group work and pair work; such activities as ranking; classification ; mini lectures, discussion are regularly applied in the classroom; while case study, ‘expert’ group, defining advantages and disadvantages in different theories, approaches are not very often work to teach students.
The participants of the workshop agreed that active learning is absolutely necessary in preparing future professionals.