Active Learning in Large Lectures

Diane Kitchin

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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, Cham
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9783319985909
ISBN (Print)9783319985893, 9783030075101
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2018


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