As a college educator, you are faced with some challenges in teaching today’s students. They grew up with video games, the internet and personal mobile devices competing for their attention 24/7. Studies have shown that these students do not learn well in the same environments where we learned: with a lecturer standing in front of class, imparting content, and expecting the students to be able to repeat that information back in a written format. How can you compete with all of the distractions, keep your students engaged with the material and each other, and get the kind of learning outcomes you are under increasing pressure to produce, given the limited time and resources you have to teach each class?

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