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The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 3 – When to Use Active Learning

Active learning is a proven technique for gaining your students’ attention and increasing their information retention, one with more than 30 years of evidence backing it up. Just as with any teaching technique, its efficacy depends on your students, the particular parameters of your course, and how you approach employing it. Incorporating active learning works… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 2 – The Evidence for Active Learning

The Evidence for Active Learning In our first blog post of the Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom series, we covered what active learning is. It’s more than just an education trend. In fact, more than 30 years of evidence supports active learning as a more effective teaching technique than lectures. Bonwell… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 1

Keeping your students engaged with active learning might seem like a daunting task, one where the benefit may not seem worth the extra effort, but ultimately, is a tactic that many professors know will benefit their students in the long run. The good news – you can build active learning exercises, such as the flipped… Read More »