• Chutikarn Sriviboon Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand
Keywords: ACTIVE LEARNING, passive learning stimulate, technology


Academic debates about active learning and passive learning stimulate the process of learning in which the benefits belong to the students. The three domains of learning include knowledge, skill, and attitude. The focus on how students involve in the learning process more directly in the other process is a form of active learning which should achieve the three domains of learning. In active learning, students need to do more than just listen and take note but read, write, discuss, and engage in problem solving. In modern higher education organizations, it is imperative to comprehend that the use of technology tools and multimedia helps enhance the atmosphere of the learning in the active learning classroom. The purposes of this study were to compare the benefits of between active learning and passive learning and to identify the benefits of technology tools and multimedia in the active learning classroom. In order to obtain for the findings for this research, a mixed method of both quantitative and a qualitative research technique were employed. A total of 200 samples was interviewed by using survey questionnaire and 20 informants was selected from a variety of departments of campus of Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University. The findings of the study revealed that the amount of interaction time in the classroom distinguish between active and passive learning and its impacts. The respondents concurred that the strength of active learning was the encouraging of interaction and could apply the use of new information. Whereas, the strength of passive learning was the ability to cover large amount information.