PLF Resource Center

Understanding the undergraduate student:

Understanding different learning styles:

What makes a great tutor or peer-learning facilitator?

Active Learning Breakdown:

“Active learning refers to techniques where students do more than simply listen to a lecture. Students are DOING something including discovering, processing, and applying information. Active learning "derives from two basic assumptions: (1) that learning is by nature an active endeavor and (2) that different people learn in different ways" (Meyers and Jones, 1993).” - Kathleen McKinney, Cross Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Professor of Sociology, Illinois State University