Activating the classroom - Unified Engineering: Materials and Structures
Prof. Stephen Hall uses active learning to foster student engagement. Stand-up recitations in groups of two at the blackboard promote universal involvement. Looking around the room allows Hall to quickly gauge progress and intervene when needed. Showing compelling data to students on the benefits of active learning helps foster their willingness to try it.
In the above video Prof Hall describes more in details his process as well as the learning gains.