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Active Learning on the Web

This site provides a short synopsis of active learning and demonstrates ways that active learning can be used in the... see more
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Author: Bernie Dodge
Date Added: Jul 27, 2008 Date Modified: Apr 06, 2013
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Classrooms where active listening and student empowerment are essential

This article discusses the use of humanistic psychology as a classroom management strategy. The futures of the... see more
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Author: Linda Tabb
Date Added: Apr 06, 2008 Date Modified: Aug 26, 2013
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Creating Meaningful Writing Assignments

This article is by Rhoda L. Flaxman, Director, College writing Programs, at Brown University. She spends time trying to... see more
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Author: Rhoda L. Flaxman
Date Added: Jul 29, 2008 Date Modified: Sep 16, 2012
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Critical Thinking and Pedagogy

This site provides a description of what critical thinking is, and some excellent examples of activities which typically call... see more
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Author: Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning
Date Added: Feb 25, 2008 Date Modified: Oct 15, 2013
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Game-Based Learning

This site from SERC describes the features of game-based learning, explains why you should use games to teach, and also how... see more
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Author: Rebecca Teed
Date Added: Jul 27, 2008 Date Modified: Nov 06, 2013
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Group Work in Discussion Sections

This site suggests that "discussion sections are a great opportunity to use active learning strategies to make your classroom... see more
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Author: Teaching Guide for Graduate Instructors
Date Added: Jul 27, 2008 Date Modified: Feb 20, 2013
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How Laughing Leads to Learning

The author describes how a statistics professor uses humor in his classroom to decrease student anxiety towards statistics. ... see more
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Author: Zak Stambor
Date Added: Jul 28, 2008 Date Modified: Feb 21, 2013
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Humor, Analogy, and Metaphor: H.A.M. it up in Teaching

This article describes how humor can provide benefits in the college classroom. Humor is appreciated by both students and... see more
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Author: Randy Garner
Date Added: Jul 28, 2008 Date Modified: Feb 06, 2010
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Suggestions for Designing Effective Formal Writing Assignments

This site provides a guide for writing effective writing assignments.
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Author: Harvey Mudd College
Date Added: Jul 29, 2008 Date Modified: Aug 21, 2012
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The Next Generation of Educational Engagement

This is a journal article published in Journal of Interactive Media in Education. The author suggests that games are... see more
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Author: Diana Oblinger
Date Added: Jul 27, 2008 Date Modified: Jul 08, 2011
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