Author profile: Jess Gifkins

Jess Gifkins is a Research Fellow at the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. Her research focuses on decision-making practices in the United Nations Security Council and international responses to mass atrocity crimes. Her work has been published in Cooperation and Conflict, the Australian Journal of International Affairs, Global Responsibility to Protect, among other outlets. She is Associate Editor of Critical Military Studies.

Strategies for Making Large Lectures More Interactive

Strategies for Making Large Lectures More Interactive

Active learning is what we would like students to be doing in a lecture: thinking about and engaging with the content, rather than copying slides.

What Is ‘Active Learning’ and Why Is It Important?

What Is ‘Active Learning’ and Why Is It Important?

Interacting with content through active learning has some compelling advantages over ‘delivery mode’ lectures. It helps to maintain student concentration & deepens learning.

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