Active Learning: Relevancy Matters Active learning theory is quickly becoming the instructional method of choice in today’s higher education institutions. This article presents a description of 3 relevant group projects used in a junior-level Language Disorders in Children class. Student reflections on learning highlight the success and importance of relevant active learning instruction in ... Article
Article  |   October 2011
Active Learning: Relevancy Matters
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  • Kimberly Frazier Baker
    Department of Communication Disorders, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • © 2011 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Development / Professional Issues & Training / Language Disorders / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions
Article   |   October 2011
Active Learning: Relevancy Matters
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2011, Vol. 14, 64-69. doi:10.1044/ihe14.2.64
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2011, Vol. 14, 64-69. doi:10.1044/ihe14.2.64

Active learning theory is quickly becoming the instructional method of choice in today’s higher education institutions. This article presents a description of 3 relevant group projects used in a junior-level Language Disorders in Children class. Student reflections on learning highlight the success and importance of relevant active learning instruction in undergraduate coursework in communication sciences and disorders programs.

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