The 2nd Active Learning Conference 4-5 June 2018 University of Sussex, Brighton

The 2nd Active Learning Conference is taking place on 5th June in the Jubilee Building at University of Sussex, Brighton, a day of interactive workshops,
presentations and networking. This will include a presentation on the use of collaborative Team-based Learning in the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at BU, led by Lucy Stainer, Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing.

There is no charge to attend this conference but booking is essential. Book now at the Active Learning Network website. Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival and lunch is provided courtesy of the sponsors for this event Cognalearn InteDashboard and Technology Enhanced Learning, University of Sussex. The full programme will be available from May 1st here.

There are Pre-Conference Team-Based Learning Masterclasses taking place the day before, Monday 4th June. from 1pm, also at University of Sussex, Brighton. The masterclasses will be led by the European Team-Based Learning Community, on the theme of Team-Based Learning. Lunch will be provided by Cognalearn at 1pm. (Click here for more on Team-based Learning).

Masterclass 1 – Introduction to Team-Based Learning
Dr Graeme Jones, Keele University; Uwe Richter, Anglia Ruskin University

Masterclass 2 – Team-Based Learning: Developing effective Facilitation Skills and Best Practices for using Peer Evaluation to optimise Active/Collaborative learning
Dr Geeta Hitch, University of Sussex; Dr Shihab Khogali, University of Dundee; Professor
Danny Mclaughlin, Newcastle University

Masterclass 3 –– Overcoming the Challenges of Active and Collaborative Learning – Advanced Practices in using Team-Based Learning
Alison Hartley, University of Bradford; Paul McDermott, University of East Anglia.

For details of each masterclass, and booking information, please visit the Active Learning Network website.

The Active Learning Network is a network of people from around the world who share an interest in Active Learning. The group was initiated by Wendy Garnham (@W_Garnham), a Teaching Fellow in Psychology and Tab Betts (@TabbanBetts) from Technology Enhanced Learning at University of Sussex.

The Active Learning Network publishes a monthly blog on their website- if you would like to showcase any active learning you
are involved in, please forward any contributions to

If you can’t attend but would like to learn more about how you might use Team-based Learning to promote student engagement and teamworking in class, please contact Dr Jonny Branney who is a certificated Team-based Learning Consultant-Trainer and will be happy to assist you.

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