Active Learning with Dr. Richard Felder
I happened to come across Dr. Richard Felder’s Random Thoughts columns and thought that I had stumbled onto a gold mine of powerful insights related to teaching and learning. Dr. Felder is the Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University and the author of of over 150 education-related papers.
This YouTube video on active learning is an excellent example of how to use active learning techniques in your classroom. He provides examples from one of his own classes and gives commentary on the strategies and techniques that he uses to keep his students engaged.