Active Learning


 

Making Active Learning Work, University of Minnesota

A tutorial with many sections of content, specific examples, and case study videos.

 

Introduction to Active/Cooperative Learning, The Foundation Coalition

Created for use by engineering educators, this site contains brief articles and links to additional resources. 

 

ARTICLES

Prince, M. (2004). Does active learning work? A review of the research. Journal of Engineering Education, 93(3), 223-231. http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Papers/Prince_AL.pdf

 

Armbruster, P. et al. (2009) Active learning and student-centered pedagogy improve student attitudes and performance in introductory biology. CBE - Life Sciences Education, 8, 203-2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2736024/pdf/cbe203.pdf

 

 

BOOKS

Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty by Elizabeth Barkley, 2009

Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty, 2nd Edition by Elizabeth Barkley, 2014

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan Ambrose and others, 2010

Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors by Linda Nilson, 2010

What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain, 2004