September 21, 2020

Engaging Students in Active Learning

Stop Giving Them Answers: Make Them Think! | Faculty Focus

David Adams, PhD and Enoch Hale, PhD

Offers three activities with step-by-step instructions on how to get students to think deeper.  The strategies can be implemented in both synchronous and asynchronous formats.

Getting Students to Engage with Course Readings | Faculty Focus

Fiona Hunt

Highlights four active learning techniques to not only get students to do the readings but also help them think critically about what they have read.

Active Learning in Hybrid and Physically Distanced Classrooms | Vanderbilt University 
Derek Bruff

Outlines some unique options for engaging students in active learning.

You Can Still Engage Your Students When Teaching Online: Here's How Harvard Business Publishing Education
Bill Schiano

Discusses the importance of building community, best practices for running breakout groups, and other ways to engage learners. 

Facilitating Student Engagement Through Educational Technology: Towards a Conceptual Framework | Journal of Interactive Media in Education
Melissa Bond and S. Bedenlier

Draws on student engagement literature that specifically includes technology as an influential factor.