Problem-based learning asks students to work on open-ended, complex problems, usually as a team effort.
Increasing student motivation & participation
Increase student motivation and participation in the learning experience, so that students learn better.
Using effective questions
Use effective questions in class to stimulate student thinking and to identify areas of misunderstanding.
Incorporate writing assignments in class to help students write better, and to develop their thinking and reasoning abilities.
There are a variety of strategies that instructors can use in large courses to actively engage students and build a positive sense of community.