Module 3: Active Teaching and Learning

Introduction and Intended Outcome:



Sometimes instructors are so concerned with content that they fail to address the process of teaching and learning and the best ways to ensure real changes in student understanding. They may teach the way they were taught. They may follow a textbook. They may use trial and error to determine which teaching methods work best. They may find colleagues who can model successful activities.

Recent research indicates that students who actively interact with a subject learn far more than those who passively take in information. In this session, you'll learn several strategies for engaging your students in active learning.

Intended Outcome for This Module

As a result of this learning experience, you should be able to use teaching methods that encourage students to be actively and interactively engaged throughout a learning experience.