Active Learning in Large Lectures

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Abstract

An increasingly diverse student body combined with pressures to demonstrate excellence in teaching and improve results presents challenges for lecturers. Active learning techniques have attracted interest and discussion amongst educationalists. This chapter investigates the challenges and gives a practical guide to techniques that have been used effectively in a large lecture situation with first year students.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigher Education Computer Science
Subtitle of host publicationA Manual of Practical Approaches
EditorsJenny Carter, Michael O'Grady, Clive Rosen
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Chapter2
Pages17-28
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9783319985909
ISBN (Print)9783319985893
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018

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    Kitchin, D. (2018). Active Learning in Large Lectures. In J. Carter, M. O'Grady, & C. Rosen (Eds.), Higher Education Computer Science: A Manual of Practical Approaches (pp. 17-28). Cham: Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98590-9