The action-based learning approach emphasizes the activity of the learner. Its core principles include the requirement that learning should be based on hands-on experiments and activities.
The idea behind action-based learning is the principle that learners are active agents rather than passive recipients of information.
- What is action-based learning?
- Why is engaging the learner in action so important?
- Promoting learner activity
- Different kinds of action-based learning methods
- activating thinking
- art promoting learning
- drama methods
- project learning
- creativity, for instance: stories, writing
- group-based learning methods, for instance: sociometry, cooperative methods
- pedagogical games and exercises
The training is highly practical. There are lectures, group discussions and different kinds of action-based learning exercises. Many of the action-based learning methods presented will be practiced. This way, participants get concrete experiences of the action-based learning methods.