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Active and Collaborative 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” (Prince, 2004).

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  • Active Learning Tips - Explore tips on how to add active learning strategies into you face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses
  • 226 Active Learning Techniques - Iowa State, a leader in active learning, has compiled and organized, by categories, “fun” and successful techniques to use in your courses

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Collaborative learning: Collaborative learning is an approach in which learners work together in groups to solve a problem, complete an activity or design a product. During this instructional approach, learners share learning goals, interact positively among each other, and formulate new ideas.  

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Group work:
When students work together as a group, they can practice their skills and share their knowledge.

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Discussions:
Discussions allow learners to process information, exchange ideas, and developing their thinking and reasoning skills.

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Keywords:active learning, classroom, instructional design, course design,   Doc ID:119207
Owner:Sharley K.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2022-06-22 14:21 CDTUpdated:2022-06-22 15:45 CDT
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