By Jennifer Lloyd, BS, CST, Director of Surgical Technology, Trine University

How do we get students out of their seats and actively engaged in the classroom? Most instructors ponder this question for course content outside the laboratory setting.

At Trine University’s Surgical Technology Program, we’ve found that flyswatters are a key to successfully helping student better engage in their learning experience. We have found this common household item to be useful for not only test review sessions, but also for team bonding amongst the students.

The flyswatter activity is used for chapter and test review. We have multiple, large, wall-mou