This guide quickly summarizes the core principles of active learning in the digital age and demonstrates, by example, how top educators have harnessed digital textbooks to help them achieve their active learning goals and improve students’ learning.
What you will learn
Why the read-a-chapter-hear-my-lecture teaching template is being replaced by active learning strategies
How faculty are harnessing technology to implement active learning tactics in their classrooms
Techniques for gaining more control over your in-class needs by making the most of digital textbooks
How active learning activities such as quick quizzes, debates and think-pair-share can be enhanced and enabled by digital technologies