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May 24, 2019 2:26 pm

Is Active Learning Pedagogy Always Effective?

Yet, in the past few years, I have begun to wonder if I have taken it too far? Am I…


April 15, 2019 1:09 pm

Student buy-in to active learning pedagogy

Minimizing Student Resistance to Active Learning


September 27, 2018 12:00 pm

Three Active Learning Strategies | Faculty Focus

Active learning strategies such as these move students from passive to active participation in their learning; boosting retention in the…


April 27, 2018 9:20 am

Active Learning Exercises

“The longer students sit passively in a class, the more attention drifts from the presentation and the longer the drifts…


November 17, 2017 9:20 am

Active Learning: A Perspective from Cognitive Psychology


November 14, 2017 10:55 am

Understanding Student Resistance to Active Learning Margaret ImberAssociate Dean of the Faculty Associate Professor of Classical & Medieval Studies Bates College Lewiston, ME 04240 mimber…