Active learning compendium: strategies for student engagement


This Compendium of Active Learning Strategies for Student Engagement serves as a helpful collaborative resource with ideas for continuing to improve practice and enhancing student engagement.

Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it

This Compendium of Active Learning Strategies for Student Engagement, consists of two key sections. Part One provides a theoretical overview of Limerick Institute of Technology’s commitment to Active Learning and outlines over 60 different Active Learning Strategies for Student Engagement. These include sections on: Individual, Partner and Group Learning Activities. Part Two – The Practitioner Guide presents a practitioner perspective on a significant range of Active Learning Strategies used by LIT Academic Staff, across different disciplinary domains. The Compendium also includes a list of helpful resources for practitioners.

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This Facilitator Checklist has been compiled from our experience as facilitators delivering the PACT Open Course with the National Forum. From our reflection, we created this resource to aid fellow facilitators save time and outlined key pre-Course, during-Course, and post-Course activities essential to the smooth running of all Open Courses.

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