20-Minute Mentors

How Can I Use Technology Platforms to Engage Students in Active Learning?

Gain new ideas for implementing user-friendly and free technology tools in classrooms to create authentic learning experiences for students.


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How Can I Use Technology Platforms to Engage Students in Active Learning?

Evidence suggests that simple, lecture-based instruction does not provide the engagement that students desperately need. If students aren’t engaged, then all the hard work put in to the course content and delivery is for naught. So how can instructors reinvigorate teaching methods to meet their students’ needs?

This 20-Minute Mentor reveals proven strategies to create a more engaging classroom experience for students. The presenter demonstrates four specific user-friendly and free technology tools and provides simple “how to” directions and creative activity ideas for each tool. Learn how to reimagine course content and start more effectively engaging students!

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Engage students in active learning experiences by using four technology tools
  • Understand how active learning experiences can be created by using technology tools
  • Better understand how to choose the right technology tool for their classroom needs

Topics Covered

  • Providing active learning experiences through technology tools
  • How to use tools such as EDPuzzle, Plickers, and Mentimeter
  • How to use Google Slides to create digital foldables


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty teaching in any modality


Product Code: PM23MA

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.

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