Instructors in two sections of developmental psychology compared an interactive lecture session with a session that utilized active, prolonged engagement (APE) - a concept from the museum world. Results revealed that student were equally engaged with both kinds of class structures and learned equally in both structures.
Dyer-Seymour, Jennifer and Wilson, Antoinette, "Active, Prolonged Engagement (APE) and Interactive Lecturing Help Students Learn" (2014). Psychology Faculty Publications and Presentations. 12.