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Swanson, Elizabeth; McCulley, Lisa V.; Osman, David J.; Scammacca Lewis, Nancy; Solis, Michael – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This article reports a synthesis and meta-analysis of intervention studies investigating the effects of team-based learning on content knowledge outcomes. Team-based learning is a particular set of instructional components most often used in higher education classrooms. Authors of team-based learning reviews report that team-based learning…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Meta Analysis, Intervention, Teaching Methods
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Jonsson, Anders – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2013
Although feedback has a great potential for learning, students do not always make use of this potential. This article therefore reviews research literature on students' use of feedback in higher education. This is done in order to find answers as to why some students do not use the feedback they receive and which factors are important in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Discourse, Literature, Feedback (Response)
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Valiente, Carolina – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2008
The literature on learning styles suggests that although the behaviour of some students may appear different from what is defined as a "high-quality learning process," their conduct does not demonstrate an "inferior" approach to learning. Furthermore, existing and emerging academic literature that associates learning theories…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Theories, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Haigh, Jackie – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2008
A literature review of published case studies reporting progress file implementation was conducted with the intent of discovering how this is being interpreted and implemented in higher education institutions. The three studies found were analysed using an ideal type categorization developed by Clegg and Bradley (2006), that is, professional,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Active Learning, Higher Education, Classification