Teaching and learning is a two-way process. Despite our best efforts to teach students through engaging presentations, it is ultimately the responsibility of each student to put in the effort to actually learn from it. Thus, although the Tips in Part 2 of this book offered guidance on how to maximize the effectiveness of your lecture, we now turn our attention to what you can assign students to do to support their learning from your presentation. We do so by providing you with thirty-two active learning techniques (ALTs). These techniques are structures that support active learning during an interactive lecture session. That is, they are intentionally designed activities that help students ...

Get Interactive Lecturing now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.