EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO BECOME EFFECTIVE LEARNERS THROUGH ACTIVITY BASED LEARNING

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Dr. S Kanchana
Dr. S Patchainayagi
Dr. S Rajkumar

Keywords

Activity based learning, Empowering students, Active Learners, Flipped learning, Innovative learning practices, M-Learning

Abstract

Purpose of the study: Activity based learning helps students to learn actively in classroom and it also provides ample scope for experimental learning. Students are to be provided opportunities and optimum learning environment to explore their knowledge and skills. It would broaden the understanding of concepts and theories in their core premises. It enhances the learning process and the students as active learners.


Methodology: Interactive learning strategies are categorized as individual learning and group learning strategies. Individual activities may include flipped learning, polling answers and questions. Group activities include pair and share strategy, inspire and initiate scenarios. 


Main Findings: Interactive learning strategies, E-Learning and M-Learning are preferred modes for the students, promotes the cognitive level of the learners, achieved learning objectives. It is essential to suggest and design innovative learning practices.


Implications: Higher education institutions and even schools are using various enhanced interactive learning practices, educational apps and M-Learning techniques. These activities enhance the student engagement in the classroom. By implementing activity based learning practices, learners become investigators and strive to make best real time decisions for different scenarios.


Novelty/Originality of this study: Enhanced learning strategies promotes cooperative learning and efficient for large group of learners.

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