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Active Learning Strategies

What is Active Learning?

"Active learning is generally defined as any instructional method that engages students in the learning process. In short, active learning requires students to do meaningful learning activities and think about what they are doing."

                                                                        Cory Teubner, Butler Community College English Instructor

Benefits of Active Learning

  • Develops metacognition
  • Serves diverse intelligences
  • Promotes learning
  • Student driven
  • Improves rigor
  • Develops lateral skills(reading, writing, collaboration)
  • Supports "Universal Design"

Cory Teubner, Butler Community College English Instructor

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