For the Classroom
For the Online Course
Do you want students to apply principles? Implement procedures?
Explore new approaches to previously covered content? Choose
an Active Learning strategy from this section.
Active Learning strategies presented in this section require
application or analysis. In reference to a learning taxonomy,
these activities employ mid-level thinking skills.
title: TV Commercial
Cognitive processing: integrate, apply, review concepts
Overview: Student groups create a 30-second TV commercial
that illustrates concepts previously covered in class.
Mel Silberman suggests using this strategy with students
who already know one another as a team building exercise.
Tips for using Active Learning
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