Where's the evidence that active learning works?

@article{Michael2006WheresTE,
  title={Where's the evidence that active learning works?},
  author={Joel A. Michael},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          159-67
        }
}
Calls for reforms in the ways we teach science at all levels, and in all disciplines, are wide spread. The effectiveness of the changes being called for, employment of student-centered, active learning pedagogy, is now well supported by evidence. The relevant data have come from a number of different disciplines that include the learning sciences, cognitive psychology, and educational psychology. There is a growing body of research within specific scientific teaching communities that supports… CONTINUE READING
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