Active Learning

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Diane Goodman‘s insight:

Diane Starke from  El Paso Community College has compiled a comprehensive online resource on Active Learning and it is jam-packed with numerous informative links related to the sub topics: definitions, discipline-specific strategies, how to adapt a lecture format, challenges and ‘roadblocks’, and related research (up until 2001).

“Learning is an active search for meaning by the learner – constructive knowledge rather than passively receiving it, shaping as well as being shaped by experience….To stimulate an active search for meaning, faculty [must]: expect and demand student participation in activities in and beyond the classroom;design projects and endeavors through which students apply their knowledge and skills; andbuild programs that feature extended and increasingly challenging opportunities for growth and development”.

http://www.myacpa.org/pub/documents/taskforce.pdf 

 

 

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