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LAS Teaching Academy: Active Learning

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Active Learning is a philosophy and a series of teaching techniques to fully engage students in learning. This page contains a slide show to illustrate the main points of active learning and a glossary of active learning techniques.

Additional Information

  • Fiske, Edward B. "How to Learn in College: Little Groups, Many Tests." The New York Times. Monday, March 5, 1990, page A1.
  • Kraft, Robert G. "Group Inquiry Turns Passive Students Active." College Teaching, 33 (4): 149-154. Reprinted in Weimer, Maryellen and Rose Ann Neff, Eds, Teaching College: Collected Readings for the New Instructor. Madison, WI: Atwood Publishing, 1998.