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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Meyers, Chet, 1942-
Promoting active learning.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©1993
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Chet Meyers; Thomas B Jones
|Description:||xix, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part one: Understanding active learning --
The case for active learning --
What active-learning is and how it works --
Creating an active learning environment --
Part two: Strategies and techniques --
Informal small groups --
Cooperative student projects --
Case studies --
Part three: Resources that encourage active learning --
Integrating reading materials and guest speakers --
Using technology effectively --
Developing and assessing instructional expertise.
|Series Title:||Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.|
|Responsibility:||Chet Meyers, Thomas B. Jones.|
"A growing body of research today points to active learning strategies - in which students talk and listen, read, write, and reflect as they become directly involved in the instructional process - as a way to better engage students, cultivate critical thinking, and improve the overall quality of teaching and learning." "This book offers a practical guide to successful strategies for active learning. Presenting a wide range of teaching tools - including problem-solving exercises, cooperative student projects, informal group work, simulations, case studies, role playing, and similar activities that ask students to apply what they are learning - Promoting Active Learning draws on the classroom experiences and tips of teachers from a variety of disciplines."--Jacket.
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- Active learning.
- College teaching.
- Aprendizaje activo.
- Enseñanza universitaria.
- Apprentissage par l'action.
- Enseignement universitaire.
- Hoger onderwijs.
- Problem-Based Learning.
- Active learning
- College teaching
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