Tools

By using appropriate tools, students can improve key learning skills across all domains. The tools listed below can reinforce desirable learning behaviors, such as class preparation, and/or provide a structure for thinking about content or self-assessment.

Faculty Teaching Tools Student Learning Tools

active learning

facilitation

cooperative learning

journal writing

technology

project work

problem-based learning

constructive interventions

guided-discovery learning

applied critical thinking

structured self-reflective thought

open-ended labs

portfolios

study groups

learning journals

methodologies

peer assessments

peer tutoring

software tools

mentors

life vision plan

undergraduate research

learning assessment journals

interactive learning systems

self-assessment papers

learning communities

Most of these key tools are addressed in depth by the Faculty Guidebook..