Promoting Active Learning. Strategies for the College Classroom

  • ID: 2244329
  • Book
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"Gives an abundance of practical advice on how active learning techniques can be used by teachers across the disciplines. Using real–life examples, the authors discuss how various small–group exercises, simulations, and case studies can be blended with the technological and human resources available outside the classroom. The book is engagingly written for all classroom teachers." —Stephen Brookfield, distinguished professor of education, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
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UNDERSTANDING ACTIVE LEARNING.

1. The Case for Active Learning.

2. What Active–Learning Is and How It Works.

3. Creating an Active Learning Environment.

STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES.

4. Informal Small Groups.

5. Cooperative Student Projects.

6. Simulations.

7. Case Studies.

RESOURCES THAT ENCOURAGE ACTIVE LEARNING.

8. Integrating Reading Materials and Guest Speakers.

9. Using Technology Effectively.

10. Developing and Assessing Instructional Expertise.
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Chet Meyers
Thomas B. Jones
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