Is engagement with a purpose the essence of active learning?
Document typeConference report
PublisherActive Learning for Engineering Education (ALE)
Rights accessOpen Access
In the 2009 edition of the conference on “Active Learning in Engineering Education”, there were several and fruitful discussions within a small workgroup about the essence of active learning. At the end we came with an attempt to sum up our whole discussion with one question. Our question is the same as the title of this essay. Taking this question as a starting point this article propose a specific purpose from which active learning can be based.
CitationÁlvarez Mesa, Mauricio. Is engagement with a purpose the essence of active learning?. A: . "Active Learning for Engineering Education (ALE)". 2009.