Active Learning Strategies – Students must engage cognitively, affectively, socially, and physically in order to learn.  Demonstration of learning most often occurs outside the classroom, after the fact......when students own their learning and apply it to new situations.  Active learning by DOING accommodates different learning styles, and gives all students the opportunity to talk.

Uncover the principles of active learning and how you can use them in your classroom.

Active Learning in Higher Education

An informative resource on Active Learning from the University of Michigan's Center for Research on Learning and Teaching.

Techniques of Active Learning

Two instructors from California State University have put together an extensive list of active learning techniques which can be used to supplement rather than replace lectures.

Professional Development Module on Active Learning

This module from the Texas Collaborative for Teaching Excellence provides a summary of research and resources pertaining to active learning including specific strategies for use in the humanities, business/economics, mathematics and the sciences.

Navigating the Bumpy Road to Student-Centred Instruction

Richard M. Felder and Rebecca Brent present a realistic paper on reactions from students to student-centred instruction. Worth the read!

Active Learning with PowerPoint

This tutorial from the University of Minnesota helps you capitalize on those aspects of PowerPoint that lend themselves best to engaging students' interests.

Making Active Learning Work

A tutorial from the University of Minnesota which offers guidance to instructors as they plan to implement active learning in their courses. Tips for addressing possible student resistance are given.

Active Learning

A culmination of Active Learning Activities that can be used with the traditional lecture format.