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Student v Pupil; active v passive

active v passive learning

A student is a person enrolled in a school, attending classes, to attain a level of mastery under the guidance of an instructor. A student devotes time outside of classes, to do whatever activities the instructor assigns to create evidence of progress towards that mastery. Active Learning

A pupil is a person whose learning is directed and taught by another; coming under the direct supervision of another. Passive learning