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Table 1 Components of the ACTIVE teaching format

From: Using an ACTIVE teaching format versus a standard lecture format for increasing resident interaction and knowledge achievement during noon conference: a prospective, controlled study

ACTIVE teaching format
Assemble into groups
Convey learning objectives (3–5)
Teach background information
Inquire through cases and questions
Verify understanding through voting with cards and debriefing the groups
Explain answer choices and educate on the main learning points