- To raise teachers’ awareness of the importance and barriers of active learning
- To provide training and support to teachers to implement and adhere to active learning
- To develop and produce teaching materials for active learning
- To implement active learning strategies in classroom teaching
- To enhance students’ outcomes of active learning in terms of metacognition awareness,
generic capabilities, and perception of teaching and learning environment
- To enhance the teachers’ adherence to active learning strategies
- To disseminate evaluation result and advocate for good practice in university education
Activities, process and outcomes
All theoretical courses for the 2017-2018 Year 4 Bachelor of Nursing Programme adopted active learning strategy including flipped classroom and enhanced lecture in selected topics. Student had significant improvement in knowledge of cognition, regulation of cognition, and generic capabilities including communication skills, interpersonal skills and groupwork and computer literacy after class. Teachers had increased adherence in the use of student-centred teaching approach.
Deliverables and evaluation
The teaching materials will be reused for the same courses in the future. The teaching staff participated in this project become role models of good teaching strategies to enhance active learning.
Dissemination, diffusion, impact and sharing of good practices
The process and outcome of the promotion of active learning was disseminated in international conferences.