TEDx Talks can be an excellent way to see how others make use of active learning techniques. 

Center for Transformative Teaching instructional designers are ready to help you make use of active learning techniques in your class. To learn more about active learning, consider the following texts: 

  • Bean, John C. Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. 1 edition, Jossey-Bass, 1996.
  • Brown, Peter C., et al. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. 1 edition, Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 2014.
  • Cook-Sather, Alison, et al. Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty. 1 edition, Jossey-Bass, 2014.
  • Doyle, Terry, and John Tagg. Helping Students Learn in a Learner-Centered Environment: A Guide to Facilitating Learning in Higher Education. Stylus Publishing, 2008.
  • McGuire, Saundra Yancy, et al. Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation. Stylus Publishing, 2015.
  • Rhem, James. Just in Time Teaching: Across the Disciplines, and Across the Academy. Edited by Scott Simkins and Mark Maier, 1 edition, Stylus Publishing, 2009.

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