Materials and Research from the Intro to Active Learning Workshop

ALI session 1 ppt: An Overview: History, Philosophy, Theory, and Methodology

ALI session 2 ppt: Learning Outcomes: Articulating Our Expectations

ALI session 3 ppt: Promoting Active Learning: Toward Achieving Balance in the Classroom

ALI session 4 ppt: ALI: Documenting the Process for Departmental Accountability

Research cited in the workshop and additional readings

Session 1

Bligh, D. A. (2000). What’s the use of lectures? / Donald A. Bligh. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, c2000.

Driscoll, A., & Wood, S. (2007). Developing outcomes-based assessment for learner-centered education : a faculty introduction / Amy Driscoll and Swarup Wood. Sterling, Va. : Stylus, 2007.

Gardner, H. (1983). Frames of mind : the theory of multiple intelligences / Howard Gardner. New York : Basic Books, c1983.

Kolb, D. A. (1984). Experiential learning : experience as the source of learning and development / David A. Kolb. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1984.

Leveille, D. A. (2005), An Emerging View on Accountability in American Higher Education

McGeehan, J. (2001). Brain-compatible learning. (Undetermined). Green Teacher647-13.

Thurman, L., & Welch, G. (2000). Bodymind & voice : foundations of voice education / co-editors, Leon Thurman, Graham Welch. Collegeville, Minn. : VoiceCare Network ; Iowa City, Iowa : National Center for Voice & Speech ; Minneapolis, Minn. : Voice Center of Fairview, c2000.

Session 2

Biggs, J. (2003) Aligning teaching and assessing to course objectives. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: New Trends and Innovations. University of Aveiro, 13-17 April 2003.

Kennedy, D., Hyland, A., & Ryan, N. (2006), Writing and using learning outcomes: a practical guide. Bologna Handbook C 3.4-1

Session 3

Ambrose, S. A. (2010). How learning works : seven research-based principles for smart teaching / Susan A. Ambrose … [et al.] ; foreword by Richard E. Mayer. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2010.

Cook-Sather, A. (2011). Lessons in Higher Education: Five Pedagogical Practices that Promote Active Learning for Faculty and Students. Journal Of Faculty Development25(3), 33-39.

Mazur, E. & Watkins, J. (2010). Just-in-time teaching and peer instruction. In Simkins, S., & Maier, M. (Eds.). Just-in-time teaching : across the disciplines, across the academy;  foreword by James Rhem. (pp. 39-62) Sterling, Va. : Stylus : In association with the National Teaching & Learning Forum.

McGregor, J. (1990). Collaborative learning: Shared inquiry as a process of reform. In M. D. Svinicki (Ed.). The changing face of college teaching. (pp. 19-30). San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass.

Watkins, J., & Mazur, E. (2013). Retaining Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Majors. Journal Of College Science Teaching42(5), 36-41.