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Active Learning for the College Classroom

This site defines active learning and then provides 29 active learning techniques. Although designed for chemistry classes, the techniques described are generic enough for use in other classes. Additionally, there are numerous references supplied, although no links are provided.


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Amy Chase Martin
4 years ago
Useful, research-supported list of student activities for reflection - both individually and in groups.
Tina Rettler-Pagel
Tina Rettler-Pagel (Faculty)
7 years ago

This material includes a variety of active learning strategies and techniques that can be used in any discipline.  What is especially helpful about this resource is that the techniques are not just listed, but offered with context and application, providing users a broad, but descriptive sense of how to use them and what learners might get from them.  Both new and seasoned faculty will walk away from this resource with ideas.  The general nature of the list of activities is a strength in that any content area can use and adapt these methods.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes