Research and Papers

53 - Active Learning Strategies in Face-to-Face Courses

IDEA Papers | Barbara J. Millis, University of Texas at San Antonio

As numerous research studies suggest, teachers who desire increased student learning should adopt active learning. This article explores the research, defines active learning, discusses its value, offers suggestions for implementing it, and provides six concrete examples of active learning approaches: thinking-aloud pair problem-solving; three-step interview; think-pair-share; visible quiz; value line; and, send/pass-a-problem.

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