Resources from the Active Learning Workshop

Session 1

Bligh, D. A. What’s the Use of Lectures? San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Driscoll, Amy and Swarup Wood. Developing Outcomes-Based Assessment for Learner-Centered Education: A Faculty Introduction. Sterling, VA: Stylus, 2007.

Gardner, Howard. Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. New York: Basic Books, 1983.

Kolb, David A. Experiential Learning: Experiences as the Source of Learning and Development. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984.

Leveille, David E. “An Emerging View on Accountability in American Higher Education.” Berkeley: CSHE, 2005.

McGeehan, Jane. “Brain-Compatible Learning. (Undetermined).” Green Teacher 64, (April 15, 2001): 7-13.

Thurman, Leon, and Graham Welch. Bodymind & voice: foundations of voice education. Collegeville, MN: VoiceCare Network; Iowa City, IA: National Center for Voice & Speech; Minneapolis, MN: Voice Center of Fairview, 2000.

Session 2

Biggs, J. “Aligning Teaching and Assessing to Course Objectives.” Paper presented at Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: New Trends and Innovations, Aveiro, Portugal, April 13-17, 2003.

Kennedy, Declan. Writing and Using Learning Outcomes: A Practical Guide. Bologna Handbook. Cork: UCC, 2006.

Session 3

Ambrose, Susan A. et al, eds. How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2010.

Cook-Sather, Allison. “Lessons in Higher Education: Five Pedagogical Practices that Promote Active Learning for Faculty and Students.” Journal Of Faculty Development 25.3 (September 2011): 33-39.

Watkins, Jessica and Eric Mazur. “Just-in-Time Teaching and Peer Instruction.” In Just-in-Time Teaching: Across the Disciplines, Across the Academy, ed. Scott Simkins and Mark H. Maier, 39-62. Sterling: Stylus: In association with the National Teaching & Learning Forum, 2010.

MacGregor, Jean. “Collaborative Learning: Shared Inquiry as a Process of Reform.” In The Changing Face of College Teaching, edited by M. D. Svinicki, 19-30. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Watkins, Jessica and Eric Mazur. “Retaining Studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Majors.” Journal of College Science Teaching 42.5 (2013): 36-41.