Mitigating Student Resistance to Active Learning

Mar 10, 2022

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

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Virtual Event

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While there is clear evidence about the positive impact of active learning strategies on student engagement, students may initially resist these strategies. We will discuss common barriers to active learning and share evidence-based strategies that can positively influence students’ responses to active learning.

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