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The Assumption of Active Learning

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Why is Active Learning Important? What are the assumptions underlying the notion of active learning?

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This solution explains why is Active Learning is important, as well as the assumptions underlying the notion of active learning.

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Why is Active Learning Important?

Active learning helps to overcome attention problems. Also, Delivee Wright of the Teaching and Learning Center at University of Nebraska-Lincoln says that support for active learning depends on two basic assumptions:

(1) that learning is by nature an active endeavor, and
(2) that different people learn in different ways.

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