Large Class Strategies


Active Learning in Large Lectures, MERLOT ELIXR

A Survival Handbook for Teaching Large Classes

Groups in Action, PBL at University of Delaware

Large Classes: A Teaching Guide:

Teaching Large Classes, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College

Promoting Engagement in the (Sometimes Very) Large "Lecture Classroom," Devon E. Quick and Lori J. Kayes, Scholarly Teacher blog, December 10, 2015:

An Activity That Promotes Engagement with Required Readings, Even in Large Classes, Faculty Focus, 2017:


Ebert-May, D., Brewer, C., & Allred, S.. (1997). Innovation in Large Lectures: Teaching for Active Learning. Bioscience, 47(9), 601–607.

Klegeris, A., & Hurren, H. (2011). Impact of problem-based learning in a large classroom setting: student perception and problem-solving skills. Advances in physiology education, 35(4), 408-415. DOI: 10.1152/advan.00046.2011

Allen, D., & Tanner, K. (2005). Infusing active learning into the large-enrollment biology class: seven strategies, from the simple to complex. Cell Biology Education, 4(4), 262-268. DOI: 10.1187/cbe.05-08-0113


Teaching the Large College Class: A Guidebook for Instructors with Multitudes by Frank Heppner, 2007

Engaging Large Classes: Strategies and Techniques for College Faculty by Christine Stanley & Erin Porter, 2001


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