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Teaching is not telling students what we know but showing students how we learn. Learning is not committing a set of facts to memory, but the ability to use resources to find, evaluate, and apply information” – HL Lujan and SE Dicarlo, Adv Physiol Educ, 30:17-22, 2006

This section includes various tips for how to develop a syllabus, how to develop learning outcomes, how to assess and evaluate your learning outcomes, and how to teach so everyone learns. The goal is to create a significant learning experience. Students who are actively involved in their learning will, in fact, learn much more than passive students. There are many classroom strategies to get students to be more engaged in their learning. This section also contains some basic information on active learning strategies, how to develop group work, how to get students to read assigned material, and how to ask questions during class.