Activities

word cloudSo you want to utilize active learning methods in your class. What does that actually look like? Because active learning is such a broad concept that can take many forms, it can be helpful to look at examples of the types of in-class exercises instructors use to put it into practice. Below are a sampling of activities used in Rutgers classroom settings that are designed to get students to engage with material, test their knowledge of concepts, critically work through problems, develop their ability to constructively dialogue and work with others, and more. The best activity will be customized to your content, students, and teaching goals. Use these as a starting point for your course. If you use an active learning method that is not listed here or would like to provide a specific example of you use one of these methods, let us know. This is a dynamic list based around the techniques employed by Rutgers faculty.

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