I define "active learning" as stimulus that engages the learner to actively apply a concept. For a visual, this concept would like like this:
Here's one of my favorite lists compiled by the University of Indiana's Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning called the Discussion Techniques for Active Learning: Dictionary of Methods and Strategies.
In upcoming posts, I will give examples of different activities you may use to engage your learners.
What's one of your favorite active learning activities?