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Team Based Learning?

Team Based Learning?

'Team-based learning (TBL) is an instructional strategy developed by Larry Michaelsen that actively engages students in active learning and critical thinking. TBL students work in diverse collaborative teams (as opposed to small groups) that stay together for an entire semester. The course is divided into 5 or 6 major units, and each unit follows a particular organizational structure. Students are expected to do assignments and come to class prepared. When they come into class they take a short individual exam over the readings, followed by the team taking the same exam as a collaborative group. The student’s scores are a combination of his or her individual score and the team’s score. Students are encouraged to challenge the exam, and if they are successful, they get points for the... Show More


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