Category Archives: Research literature

Published research or research-in-progress related to learning spaces and active learning

A Case for the Huddleboard?

The Atlantic picked up on a new study published recently in which the authors “…found that students who took notes on laptops performed worse on conceptual questions than students who took notes longhand.” The published study, titled The Pen Is … Continue reading

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Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics (PNAS, May 2014)

During Collaborative I in May 2014, Rob shared with us news about a recent paper on active learning in STEM courses that was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  Here’s a link to the paper: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/05/08/1319030111.full.pdf+htmlContinue reading

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