Team-Based Learning (TBL)
Team-based learning is a highly structured form of a flipped classroom and small-group learning that emphasizes student preparation out of class and application of knowledge in class.
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Advantages of this approach include:
Some challenges of this approach include:
According to Dr. Sweet, TBL consists of:
1. Strategically formed, permanent teams (5-7 students)
2. Readiness assurance exercises (independent and group)
3. Application activities which address a significant problem, ask groups to make a specific choice, groups all work on the same problem, and work on their decisions simultaneously
4. Peer evaluation in which students submit evaluations of their peers to the instructor, these are submitted mid-term and at the end of the term.
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