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Active Learning
This site from SERC's Starting Point explains that active learning is a student centered approach in which the responsibility for learning is placed upon the student, often working in collaboration with classmates. Links to examples of Active Learning techniques are included on the site.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Educational theory and practice
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-564
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Mark Francek
Central Michigan University

Principal Investigator: Dr Cathy Manduca
Carleton College