Why use active learning?
Designing for active learning
The following resources provide some examples of teaching activities that you may wish to use in your teaching, which can be supported by the functionality available in ALP:
- Designing learning activities - Australian Catholic University
- Examples of active learning techniques - Carleton College
The Teaching online pedagogical repository (TOPR) also provides an extensive list of examples of engagement through Active Learning). For inspiration, the Merlot pedagogy community portal has a lot of resources for active learning teaching strategies.
How can I prepare students for active learning?
This resource on active learning from Melbourne University is intended for students, and aims to inform and justify the use of Active Learning as an enhanced learning method.
How can I overcome student resistance to active learning?
This Active learning website from University of Minnesota explores key objections students may have to Active Learning and proposes strategies to overcome any resistance, as well as a range of other useful information and resources.