Engaging Methods

Our teaching methods and activities have the power to engage all learners and keep ourselves engaged too. Here are some ideas for engaging teaching methods and activities.

What are some quick tips about engaging teaching methods?

  • Durham College’s Learning Activity Bank has some great ideas including case studies, concept maps, and debates.
  • Lecturing doesn’t have to be a snooze! The University of Waterloo’s Centre for Teaching Excellence has tips for lecturing effectively. They organize their tips in the following categories: prepare in advance, structure the lecture clearly, strive to engage the whole class, use effective presentation strategies, and use effective visual aids.
  • These Active Learning Cards from the Center for Effective Teaching & Learning at Cal State LA have lots of great ideas for you to try.
  • Check out The Teaching Hub from Fleming College and the weekly post on Engaging Teaching.

What resources do you recommend for a deep dive?

Do you have any learning activities to add to this list? Well, don’t keep it to yourself! Hook us up with the details and we’ll add them here! LDSTeam@flemingcollege.ca