Empowering Your Teaching and Learning Design

What you’ll learn

  • Define active learning and explain its importance in learning and teaching
  • Identify active learning strategies to support student success
  • Apply active learning strategies to deliver an engaging learning experience
  • Analyse the effectiveness of active learning strategies in different teaching contexts


  • Educators with some prior teaching experience and are looking to improve their instructional design skills
  • Instructional designers who are new to active learning techniques


Active learning is a teaching approach that puts learners at the centre of the learning process. It involves a range of strategies that encourage learner engagement and participation, such as group work, discussions, problem-solving activities, and many more. The benefits of active learning are clear: it can lead to higher learner achievement, greater retention of information, and improved critical thinking skills.

In this course, you will learn about the principles of active learning and how to incorporate them into your teaching practice. You will explore a range of active learning strategies and discover how to design and facilitate engaging learning experiences that support learner success.

Through a series of educational videos, interactive activities, and examples, you will gain a solid understanding of what active learning is, why it matters, and how to implement it in your own classroom. You will also have the opportunity to reflect on your own teaching practice and identify areas where you can incorporate active learning techniques.

Whether you are a seasoned educator/instructional designer or just starting out in the field, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to create effective and engaging learning experiences that support learner success. By the end of the course, you will be equipped with a range of practical strategies and tools that you can use to transform your teaching practice and make a positive impact on your learners’ learning outcomes.

Who this course is for:

  • Educators in K-12 or Higher Education settings
  • Instructional designers or trainers in corporate organisations