Inquiry Oriented Learning (IOL) is a student-centred, activity-intensive, approach to learning. While there are many alternative labels to IOL they are all variations on the theme aimed at placing students at the core of their own learning; engaging and stimulating both learning outcomes and student self belief. In this video, Les Kirkup outlines how his Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Fellowship relates to Inquiry Oriented Learning in Science.
The aims of the research project are summarised in the following video:
The learning and teaching approaches – including collaborations with authentic scientific research such as that performed by CSIRO – is summarised in the following video:
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