Active Learning

Active learning moves beyond the traditional lecture and memorization of information.  This strategy places emphasis on developing the students’ conceptual understanding by engaging in activities that promote higher-order thinking such as debating, writing, discussing, and creating.   

Recommendation

Active Learning increases long-term retention of course materials. Use it as often as possible. Many of the strategies listed on this site fit under the umbrella of active learning. 

Resources 

Baylor Tools