Class Designing Method and Implementation for Promoting Active Learning: Four-quadrant AL Designing Method and Dynamic LMS

  • Isao Kikukawa Tokoha University
  • Chise Aritomi
  • Shoichi Nakamura
  • Youzou Miyadera
Keywords: Active Learning, Class Designing Method, Class Implementation, LMS


We have proposed a “Four-quadrant AL Designing Method”, a framework to design active learning classes which are in demand lately, and also have developed a new type of Learning Management System (“Dynamic LMS”). This paper gives an outline of designing active learning classes based on the Four-quadrant AL Designing Method, followed by a case study of Dynamic LMS in designed class implementation. Also class implementation and survey results conducted in 2016 academic year are reported. The survey results suggest that learning in the implemented classes was overall effective.


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