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?

  • 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 (click to download the pdf) from the Center for Effective Teaching & Learning at Cal State LA have lots of great ideas for you to try.

What resources do you recommend for a deep dive?

  • The Open Faculty Patchbook has short patches about engaging teaching and learning written by our teaching and learning community.

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