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Tale from the North: Moving away from formal learning spaces to active learning spaces

Dr Auðbjörg Björnsdóttir and Ásta Ásmundsdóttir, University of Akureyri, Iceland

This session reviews the transformational process of moving from formal lecture rooms to active learning classrooms. The University of Akureyri is located in the northern part of Iceland, with approximately 2,000 students. The University has been leading in co-teaching of distance and on campus students in Iceland. In recent years, the University has moved to flexible learning, with the focus shifting to the professional development of teaching to support staff and students. One of those projects is the creation of developmental classrooms with the aim of turning them into active learning classrooms (ALCs). We will go through the process of moving from formal classroom to an ALC, the different obstacles we faced, the importance of using research-based classrooms in this process and the importance of cooperation with key faculty and students.


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Date Added: 9 Oct 2017
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