• Engineering
  • Published 2007

FACILITATING ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM

@inproceedings{Sh2007FACILITATINGAL,
  title={FACILITATING ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM},
  author={Caitr{\'i}ona N{\'i} Sh{\'e} and Lauren Looney},
  year={2007}
}
In the context of a relatively traditional second year module in for mechanical engineering students, Strength of Materials, changes were made to module delivery to facilitate more active learning. The motivation was a perceived need to improve the level of understanding achieved by the students. Justification for the changes was an assessment of student learning style preferences, which indicate a strong preference for active learning. Results show that changes in how lecture and tutorial… CONTINUE READING