Active Student Participation
Students and teachers at Uppsala University are working in many ways to develop education and to take joint responsibility for learning. The video below exemplifies what Active student participation can look like at campus.
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- Students gain a deeper understanding of the subject and train general skills such as, collaborating with peers and leading groups;
- A more active role in their own and fellow students' learning increases motivation, promotes meta-reflection about how to learn, and creates better cohesion in the student group;
- More active participation can also be seen as an exercise of democratic capacities and citizenship skills
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What does research say about Active student participation?
An example from UU - students address missing perspectives
An example from UU - student-led study groups