Students look for recent events or developments in the real world that are related to their coursework, then analyze these current affairs to identify the connections to course material in entries that they write in a journal.
In Test-Taking Teams, students work in groups to prepare for a test. They then take the test, first individually and next as a group.
A Role Play is a created situation in which students deliberately act out or assume characters or identities they would not normally assume.
In Dyadic Interviews, student pairs take turns asking each other questions that tap into values, attitudes, beliefs, and prior experiences that are relevant to course content or learning goals.
In Affinity Grouping, individual students generate ideas and identify common themes. Then, students form groups to sort and organize the ideas accordingly.