Students’ Perception of In-Class Participation

As instructors, we have strong beliefs that in-class participation is crucial to the learning process as well as a confirmation that students understand the material. But have you ever wondered what students’ thoughts on in-class participation? In a study outlined in this article, students reported believing that in-class participation increased their engagement with the course’s content, facilitating memory of the course’s content, confirmed their knowledge of the course’s content, clarified confusion about the course’s content, and deepened their understand of the course’s content.

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