Active Learning Strategies

The following are various active learning activities that you might consider using in conjunction with a traditional lecture format to increase learner engagement and active participation. These activities are adaptable for classes of any size.

Peer Observation of Teaching Handbook

This handbook describes the steps a peer observer should follow, based on the experience and review of the literature, to effectively observe a peer teach and to provide meaningful feedback.

Tip Sheet for Questioning Strategies

This tip sheet provides strategies to imrpove a learner’s clinical reasoning skills through effective questioning.

Time Saving Tips for Effective and Efficient Clinical Teaching

This sheet includes time saving tips to use when teaching medical learners in the clinic.

Effective Lecturing Checklist

This checklist includes tips on developing a clear and organized lecture.

Year 3 Resident Orientation Pocket Cards

Mandatory Encounters and Discipline-Specific Guidelines

Teaching Tips: Learner-Centered Teaching

This sheet provides guidelines for delivering learner-centered teaching.