Why Active Learning?

RESEARCH

Why use experiential or active learning techniques? Simply put there is an emerging research literature that suggests that, properly implemented, these techniques are effective.


Check out the research on specific activities.



ADVOCACY

Want to hear from other advocates of these approaches? Check out the resources below.

-Our partners across MULTIPLE institutions

-At Harvard, Eric Mazur's on science education, along with an overview, Gary King on the future social science classroom, and Chris Winship's longstanding advocacy for active learning in the social sciences, including public service components.

Our goal is to collect, categorize, and curate specific instances of active learning across multiple institutions.