TFAC095 Successful Team Based Learning


Course Description

Successful Team Based Learning focuses on developing skills for facilitating and supporting team-based learning in a variety of learning contexts. You will learn about the role of team-based learning in the higher-education context, with specific focus on team building skills and assessment of team process. You will explore topics related to designing and assessing effective team-based learning. Learning activities include group discussions, teamwork, design activities, and more. The important thing to note is this course provides you the opportunity to take on the student perspective within a team-based learning environment. You will also learn about strategies for assessing team-based learning that you can apply to your real-world practice.

Please be advised this course in not based on the Team-Based Learning™ method which follows a very specific pedagogical strategy that includes a list of steps. This course is more of a general introduction to successful team based learning and how to design and assess to enable and support this.



Learner Outcomes

  • Identify key elements necessary for successful, high-functioning, and collaborative teams

  • Apply effective team building skills

  • Design learning activities that facilitate and support team-based learning

  • Apply tools and techniques to effectively assess team-based learning

  • Articulate substantive and appreciative feedback to improve a team assignment.



Time Requirements: Participants should expect to spend at least one hour per day on this course. Continuous, active participation in each week is necessary to make this course successful to everyone. There may be occasional synchronous sessions during this course. These sessions are recorded and attendance is not required.


For RRU Faculty and Staff: This course is available at no cost for RRU core faculty, associate faculty, and staff. If you are RRU core faculty, associate faculty, or staff, please contact for a discount code.

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