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Study: How smooth-talking professors can lull students into thinking they've learned more than they have

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Students who engage in active learning learn more -- but feel like they learn less -- than peers in more lecture-oriented classrooms. That's in part because active learning is harder than more passive learning, according to a new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Based on their findings, the researchers encourage faculty members to intervene and correct what they call students'...

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