Facilitation and Active Learning


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The aim of this course is to support the participants in developing skills for facilitating students’ collaborative and active learning processes in various teaching situation, in PBL and non-PBL environments.

After completion of this course you should have achieved knowledge and skills enabling you to:

Learning objectives


  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of a minimum of three different teaching methods for active learning


  • Discuss and reflect on aspects of importance for the process of role transition from lecturer to facilitator, with reference to your own role as a teacher
  • Apply and facilitate at least two different teaching methods for active learning in your own teaching
  • Analyse and reflect on the effect of your use of teaching methods for active learning, including your role as facilitator

Type of instruction

The teaching format is based on self-study, on-line lecturing, sharing of knowledge and experiences facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions, on-line workshops, seminars etc.



Name of examFacilitation and Active Learning
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleFacilitering og aktiv læring
Module codeTBIPBLK17203
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Problem Based Learning in Engineering and Science
Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design