Common Challenges

Word cloudWhile active learning offers exciting opportunities for dynamic and interactive learning, it can also present unique challenges that are not present in a lecture-based class. While other pages in the Teaching Tools section focus on broad topics in active learning, there are many other considerations that you may not contemplate when designing a course that arise during the semester. The following are some of the challenges Rutgers faculty have encountered, along with solutions they have employed. Click on a topic to read more. If you have a new challenge or solution for this list, let us know so that we can add it.