Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN: 2141-5161) Vol. 6(4), pp. 100-108, July 2015. DOI: http:/ Copyright © 2015 International Research Journals


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Introducing the active learning model: Preparing students for the challenges ahead

Arturo Molina,*Enrique Tames, Luis M. Beristain, Ricardo Ramirez, Daniel Moska, José María Romo

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus, 2013

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Received February 11, 2013;  Accepted January 23, 2014



This article summarizes the active learning model that is being implemented at the Tecnológico de Monterrey to address the needs of today’s students and prepare them for a very different future. The article describes both the old and the new models, what is required to make the shift between them, and some of the results and experiences to date.


Keywords: Active learning, best practices, competences, critical thinking, educational resources.






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