Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Sixth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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How to Motivate Students in Large-enrollment Courses for Active-learning
Karolina Duschinska, Radka High

Last modified: 07-05-2020


Large-enrollment courses are often necessary platforms for teaching in universities all over the world. This article will begin with a theoretical approach in which we introduce proofs from cognitive psychology that demonstrate the effectiveness of active learning methods over the more traditional structured, lecture based, lessons. Second part consists of analysis of our lectures and described 5 possibilities how to motivate students to be active learners. The qualitative analysis of students’feedback is in the end of article. Students appreciated most using ICT tools for instant feedback during lectures and the fact that they had an option to be active.

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