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'''Active learning''' is the process of engaging students in class through active means such as discussions and group work, as opposed to passively listening to an expert or a teacher. The in-class inquiry and cooperative learning activities emphasizes higher-order thinking. [http://www.pnas.org/content/111/23/8410.full Freeman et al.] found that active learning produces significant improvement in student performance.
  
 
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Active learning is the process of engaging students in class through active means such as discussions and group work, as opposed to passively listening to an expert or a teacher. The in-class inquiry and cooperative learning activities emphasizes higher-order thinking. Freeman et al. found that active learning produces significant improvement in student performance.


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