Student-Active Teaching Techniques

This module introduces a variety of methods for active teaching and learning, guided by research on learning models and styles. Studies show that active teaching and learning techniques engage students and help them to understand and apply what they learn. This module covers learning models to guide teachers in engaging their students and introduces a variety of methods for active teaching: interactive lectures, discussions, case studies, collaborative learning (group work and peer teaching), and classroom and field exercises.

View this module in other languages:
Nuevas Formas de Enseñar la Conservación de la Biodiversidad (Spanish)
Techniques d'Enseignement Actif des Etudiants (French)

See also:
Classroom Assessment Techniques

Theme: Communicating and Teaching Science

Language: English

Region: Global

Keywords: education, teaching, learning

Components: 3

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Synthesis: Student-Active Teaching Techniques

Author: M.C. Domroese, N. Bynum, E. Sterling, C. Fialkowski

   

A substantial body of research in education indicates that passive instruction techniques â particularly lectures â are not the most effective way to maximize student learning. Rather, active teaching and learning techniques engage students and help them to understand and apply what they learn. This module covers learning models to guide teachers in engaging their students and introduces a variety of methods for active teaching: interactive lectures to discussions, case studies, guided design, group work and cooperative learning, peer teaching, and applied field exercises.


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Presentation: Student-Active Teaching Techniques

Author: E. Sterling, M.C. Domroese, N. Bynum, G. Cullman

Teaching Notes: Student-Active Teaching Techniques

Author: E. Sterling, M.C. Domroese, N. Bynum, G. Cullman


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