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Sandbox Lab: Pedagogy - Active Learning Spaces

This guide provides background on the Sandbox, booking instructions, as well as pedagogical uses and technology available.


A common definition for Active Learning is "instructional activities involving students in doing things and thinking about what they are doing. (Bonwell & Eison, 1991)" Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs) have been named the top strategic technology for 2017 by Educause. This guide will provide research and resources on ALCs and how they can be used to enhance student learning. 

Overview Resources

Active Learning Research

Impact on Learning

Learning Spaces


Student Perceptions

Sample Lesson Plans

Configuration Options