Innovation on Rotation: Incorporating Active Learning Strategies

As a preceptor, can you recall a time when a student or resident forgot a fundamental concept? This is a common frustration, but the issue may not be poor understanding or lack of interest in the topic. Rather, the learner may be struggling with assimilating all of information acquired during the rotation experience. Active learning is an effective strategy in the classroom setting and has been shown to increase retention of knowledge. In this blog, we will explore several active learning techniques and how they can be applied to experiential learning.