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Active Learning Classrooms

The CSULB Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs) are flexible, student-centered learning environments. ALCs allow instructors to actively engage their students and facilitate learning within small groups.

ALC Features

  • Small group collaboration tables with writable surfaces accommodating up to 10 students (Recommend 4-6). 
  • At each student table: Windows computers, a flat-panel large display monitor, and personal device cable connections.
  • Centralized teaching station with a master control panel, Windows computer, document camera, DVD/Blu-ray player, and personal device cable connections.
  • Projector and surround sound speaker system.

ALC Instructional Support

  • Award winning Peer Mentorship Program for faculty interested in adopting active learning into their instruction.
    • Faculty are paired with experienced faculty that use active learning techniques.
    • The program is meant to assist with adoption of active learning in the classroom.
    • By the end of the program Faculty with become knowledgable in active learning pedogogy and using technology in the classroom.
  • Workshops on active learning related topics.
  • Quarterly newsletter for news on active learning events.
  • Faculty focus groups that provide a platform to voice ideas on technological needs and how to improve the active learning classrooms.

Spring 2020

Peer Mentorship Program Spring 2020

  • Four new faculty interested in active learning will be joining us for the semester.
  • Faculty accepted into the program receive:
    • Assistance from peers using active learning in the classroom.
    • Access to an Active Learning Technique Database.
    • Access to self-guided workshops related to active learning.
    • Monetary Compensation (if funding is available).
  • Applications will open again during the Fall 2020 semester for participation during Spring 2021!

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