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Original article | TAY Journal 2022, Vol. 6(2) 382-405

Active Learning in Higher Education from the Perspectives of Faculty Members


pp. 382 - 405   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2022.510.10   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2022.015

Published online: December 30, 2022  |   Number of Views: 123  |  Number of Download: 302


The changing paradigm from teaching to learning in higher education brings out university-wide reforms like active learning. Faculty members are one of essential stakeholders in designing and conducting active learning efficiently. As a result, their perspectives based on their experiences are critical in directing faculty members individually and universities willing to implement active learning, and future research on the subject. The study aims to determine the faculty members’ views about active learning based on their own experiences. In the qualitative study conducting as a holistic single case study, the data were collected through online interviews and analysed by content analysis. Some of the findings show that the faculty members had mainly positive feelings about active learning. They believed active learning supported their students’ enhancement of the 21st century skills and other qualifications like self-confidence, social skills. Moreover, they explained some problems related to students, faculty members, and learning environment. In relation to these, they also presented some suggestions about active learning. Finally, some suggestions based on the study findings were presented for the faculty members, universities, and future research.

Keywords: Active learning, educational quality, faculty members’ views, teaching-learning in higher education

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APA 6th edition
ILHAN, E. (2022). Active Learning in Higher Education from the Perspectives of Faculty Members . TAY Journal, 6(2), 382-405. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2022.510.10

ILHAN, E. (2022). Active Learning in Higher Education from the Perspectives of Faculty Members . TAY Journal, 6(2), pp. 382-405.

Chicago 16th edition
ILHAN, Elif (2022). "Active Learning in Higher Education from the Perspectives of Faculty Members ". TAY Journal 6 (2):382-405. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2022.510.10.

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