Potential learning activities to prepare students for the assessments

What learning experiences will promote understanding, interest, and excellence? 

Many instructors find it helpful to engage students in activities requiring lower-order thinking skills (such as Knowledge) as homework, so that they can practice higher-order skills (such as Synthesis or Evaluation) with the instructor present.  See Bloom’s Taxonomy.

  • Lectures
  • Guest speakers
  • Case studies
  • Simulations
  • Debates
  • Discussions
  • Jigsaws
  • Presentations
  • Peer-instruction
  • Minute papers
  • Quizzes
  • Peer review
  • Role playing
  • Concept Maps


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 After class