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Table 3 Immediate knowledge achievement with the ACTIVE teaching format versus the standard lecture 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

Immediate knowledge test
  Active teaching format Standard lecture format Pvalue (Rank Sum Test)
Mean n Mean n
Session 1 (Pericarditis) 86% 23 72% 5 0.05
Session 2 (ECG) 70% 29 65% 4 0.50
Session 3 (CHF) 82% 29 60% 7 0.04
Session 4 (Endocarditis) 75% 21 73% 6 0.67
Overall 80% 45 69% 9 0.04