ERIC Number: ED565290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
Active Learning Strategies in Face-to-Face Courses. IDEA Paper #53
Millis, Barbara J.
IDEA Center, Inc.
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.
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Interviews, Tests, Learning Activities, Cooperative Learning
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: IDEA Center