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Centers, Organizations, Interest Groups Search - 7 results

The Collaboration - For the advancement of College Teaching and Learning
The Collaboration, in its own words, is an alliance of colleges and universities that supports and promotes outstanding college teaching. It provides professional support and renewal for those who want to enhance student learning through involvement in an inter-institutional and interdisciplinary co . . .
Keywords:  Active Learning, Brain-based Teaching, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Diversity, Service-Learning.
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Georgetown University - Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship
CNDLS is a partnership of multiple support organizations that come together at the intersection of pedagogy, technology, and information. The mission of CNDLS is twofold: serving as a general center of pedagogy and professional development and taking responsibility for supporting the integration of . . .
Keywords:  Assessment, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Resource Development, Distance Learning.
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Center for Teaching Excellence-University of Kansas
The Center for Teaching Excellence, developed by faculty and administrators to support teaching at the University of Kansas, has as its primary goal advocating and fostering Teaching Excellence. The website provides information about the Staff and Ambassadors for the CTE . It also provides links to . . .
Keywords:  Professional Dev,GTAs, Essays, Instructional Dev,Tips, Writing, Active Learning, Case Studies, First Day, Teaching Approaches, Assignments, Evaluation, Teaching Portfolios.
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National Institute for Science Education-College Level One
The NISE College Level One Team, based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a nationwide community of post-secondary science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (SMET) faculty, education researchers, Faculty developers, and students. They sponsor year-long College Level One Institutes, w . . .
Keywords:  Collaborative Learning,Field-Tested Learning Assessment,Learning Through Technology,Meta-Analysis,Assessment Primer,Assessment Techniques,Assessment Tools,Learning Technologies
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Center for Instructional Development and Research-University of Washington
The Center for Instructional Development and Research recognizes that the University of Washington strives for excellence in three areas: research, teaching, and service. CIDR has collected resources, examples, insights from faculty, and stories from students in order to help members of the UW teac . . .
Keywords:  Inclusive Teaching, TA, Assessment, Course Design, First Day, Cooperative Learning, Problem-Based Learning, Service-Learning, Undergrad Research, Handbook for TA's, Portfolios, Midterm Feedback
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Cooperative/Collaborative Learning
This valuable site on cooperative learning contains models, theories and research; cooperative learning syllabi and teachers; the classroom context for cooperative learning; cooperative learning lessons and activities; faculty training and development; and further resources. Maintained by Susan Ledl . . .
Keywords:  cooperative collaborative learning theory research syllabi resources faculty training professional development
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Cooperative Learning Center
Maintained by David T. Johnson and Roger W. Johnson, long-time cooperative learning researchers and practitioners, the web site for the Cooperative Learning Center at the University of Minnesota contains valuable background information on cooperative learning including three newsletters and some key . . .
Keywords:  cooperative collaborative learning assessment theory research faculty e-learning
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Conferences, Meetings and Events Search - 3 results

19th Annual Faculty Development Summer Institute
Active Learning & Teaching in University & College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island , CANADA In 2002, the UPEI Faculty Development Summer Institute on Active Learning and Teaching is being presented for the 19th consecutive year. It is the only one of its kind in Canada and has been in existence . . .
Keywords:  Teaching and Learning
Event Date(s): July 29, 2002 to August 2, 2002
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Mid American Conference on Cooperative Learning
Thousands of teachers have been trained in cooperative learning and use it to some extent in their classrooms. However, many teachers will benefit from the opportunity to revisit the impact of cooperative learning in their current positions. The purpose of this conference is to encourage the use of . . .
Keywords:  cooperative learning
Event Date(s): August 7, 2002 to August 9, 2002
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Michigan State Summer Workshops in Active Learning
Michigan State University is again pleased to offer a series of summer workshops in cooperative, active and problem-based learning designed specifically for college and university faculty and teaching staff. These workshops have been consistently rated as excellent experiences by Michigan State f . . .
Keywords:  cooperative learning, active learning, problem-based learning
Event Date(s): August 12, 2002 to August 16, 2002
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Online Collections (databases, lists, etc) Search - 5 results

SOLAR (Social & Organisational Learning and Re-animation) is an interdisciplinary centre for collaborative learning and participatory research based at University College Northampton, UK.
Keywords:  Collaborative/Cooperative Learning
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The Active Learning Site
This site supports the scholarship of teaching by providing research-based resources designed to help faculty use active learning successfully in college and university classrooms. Resources include active learning workshops, inventories, bibliographies, summaries, and web links.
Keywords:  Active/Student-Centered/Learner-Centered Learning
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Active Learning For The College Classroom
Dr. Don Paulson, a chemist at California State at Los Angeles, has written a number of articles related to using active learning techniques in science, engineering, mathematics, and technology courses. His web site contains a number of rapid techniques useful in a variety of classes.
Keywords:  active learning cooperative collaborative theory
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Constructivism Links
A general list of resource links on constructivism complied by the University of Colorado at Denver. Points to readings, definitions, and other corollary sites.
Keywords:  constructivism active learning theory
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Comprehensive Cooperative Learning Web Site
This comprehensive web site by Ted Panitz of Cape Cod Community College contains a vast number of resources on cooperative learning including an e-book, articles, faculty surveys, threaded discussions, links, and examples. Additionally, it has material on writing-across-the-curriculum and a joke fi . . .
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People (specialists, consultants, facilitators) Search - 1 result

Richard Felder
North Carolina State University
Dr. Richard M. Felder is the Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University. On his Home Page, he provides various methodologies and well-defined instructional techniques that make teaching more effective . . .
Keywords:  Learning Styles, Engineering, Active Learning, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Workshops, Handouts for Students, Stoichiometry, Excel Tutorials, Maple Tutorials

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Projects and Initiatives Search - 4 results

Computer-Based Collaborative Groupwork Project
A project based at Sheffield University, UK, on online collaborative learning. Includes resources, reports, and links to other sites.
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Using Wireless Palm Technology to Promote Active Learning in the Classroom
Western Carolina University, Dr. Frank Prochaska, Mr. Robert Orr, Dr. Robert Houghton, and Dr. Robbie Pittman.

A University Of North Carolina Teaching and Learning Collaborative Grant

Western Carolina University is proposing to investigate how wireless palm technology can be used to achieve . . .

Keywords:  tlt teaching and learnign with technology unc schools WCU Western Carolina University research palm experimental
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Collaborative Learning - Small Group Learning Page
A guide to Collaborative Learning developed by the NISE College Level One Team.

Collaborative Learning (CL) encourages active student participation in the learning process. It encompasses a set of approaches to education, sometimes also called coo . . .

Keywords:  learning theories collaborative group teaching CL NISE
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Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering & Technology Instructors
This Primer is designed to welcome you to the world of classroom assessment. Developed by the College Level One (CL-1) Team. Learn better ways to assess student learning in your class and in helping your students become more reflective and effective l . . .
Keywords:  assessment student learning theories evaluation measurement
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Publications Search - 17 results

Active Learning: Creating Excitement In The Classroom
Authors Charles C. Bonwell and James A. Eison present the elements and advantages of active learning in this report. They discuss modifications to traditional lectures, alternative lecture formats, additional active learning strategies, the roles of researchers and various college and university per . . .
Keywords:  Active Learning.
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Combining Service and Learning
Service-learning integrates community service into a traditional academic curriculum. Courses that have a service component help students connect material learned in class and experiences acquired in their placements. "For Your Consideration..." (FYC) # 13, produced by the Center for Teaching and Le . . .
Keywords:  FYC, active learning, activities outside class, service-learning, community service, evaluation systems
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Media in the College Classroom
Over the last two decades, instructional media became an integral part of the pedagogical landscape. And research has shown that audiovisuals can improve learning. Advanced studies are investigating how media may be used to stimulate critical thinking and help students develop a cognitive framework . . .
Keywords:  FYC, media, instructional media, audiovisuals, computer imaging, active learning, learning styles, teaching technologies, learning technologies, critical thinking,
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The Guided Discussion
Teaching is an art-form, but it is not an art-form that can sustain itself indefinitely from the wells of pure inspiration. Teaching is a research-supported art-form. The Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill publishes suggestions and reflections on t . . .
Keywords:  FYC, active learning, classroom activities, questioning techniques, reading and writing exercises, journaliing, beliefs and attitudes, roles, discussions, student participations
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The Lecture Method
The Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers suggestions for exploiting the strengths and avoiding the weaknesses of the lecture method of teaching. The November 1989 issue of "For Your Consideration..." (FYC) offers a set of basic pedagogical techni . . .
Keywords:  FYC, lecture method, active learning, teaching techniques, pedagogy
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Active Learning Beyond The Classroom
Active learning does not begin and end at the classroom door. The Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill promotes active learning in the classroom and beyond. The January 1989 issue of "For Your Consideration..." (FYC) discusses both the research that su . . .
Keywords:  FYC, active learning, activities outside class, small group activities, reading and writing exercises, student research, journaling
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Writing To Learn
The Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supports the findings of the 1986 report by an Ad Hoc Committee to the UNC Faculty Council on the importance of writing as an active way to learn. The April 1989 issue of "For Your Consideration..." (FYC) include . . .
Keywords:  FYC, active learning, writing, writing to learn, writing center, writing exercises, learning, grading, journaling
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Classroom activities for active learning
The Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill promotes a variety of tested pedagogical skill sets. Among these is "active learning." Evidence from research suggests that active involvement in the learning process is vitally important for the mastery of skill . . .
Keywords:  FYC, active learning, classroom activities, questioning techniques, small group activities, reading and writing exercises
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Enhancing Thinking Through Cooperative Learning
This book, by Neil Davidson and Toni Worsham, is about cooperative thought between students, and between and among students and teachers. It offers frameworks for the effective development of cooperation, mutual respect, and the willingness to share ideas. Published By: Teachers College Press; ISBN: . . .
Keywords:  Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Learning.
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Collaborative Learning: Higher Education, Interdependence, And The Authority Of Knowledge
This is one of the most comprehensive books available on collaborative learning. The author, Kenneth A. Bruffee writes for university teachers and administrators, as well as for non-academics interested in higher education. He challenges these audiences to revise their assumptions about the nature o . . .
Keywords:  Collaborative Learning, Cooperative Learning.
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Teaching And Learning With Cases
This collection provides materials from a 1995 workshop on active learning through analysis of cases. This reference includes basics of case teaching, classroom techniques, instructions for researching and writing decision cases, and integrating decision case discussions with cooperative learning st . . .
Keywords:  Active Learning, Case Teaching, Cooperative Learning.
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Internet Based Collaborative Learning: An Empirical Evaluation
This 1997 study presents the results of an investigation into the use of the internet as a means of communication for teams of students from different universities who were many thousands of miles distant from one another. The aim of the investigation was to identify whether virtual team interaction . . .
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Journal of Statistics Education
The Journal of Statistics Education is an on-line journal which disseminates knowledge for the improvement of statistics education at all levels, including elementary, secondary, post-secondary, post-graduate, continuing, and workplace education. It is distributed electronically and, in accord with . . .
Keywords:  education teaching statistics online journal ejournal JSE ASA instructional materials
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Managing - and Motivating! - Distance Learning Group Activities
by Barbara J. Millis, Director of Faculty Development, US Air Force Academy. To promote learning, you will want to structure online activities to encourage the kind of student interactions and active learning that foster deep learning. Deep approaches to learning -- learning for understanding -- ar . . .
Keywords:  distance learning best practices teaching online activities
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Using New Technologies to Support Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Services, and Unique Resources
by Barbara J. Millis, Director of Faculty Development, US Air Force Academy. During a recent faculty development seminar a frequently asked question arose again, "Can technology enhance learning?" For me, a relatively "low-tech" teacher and faculty developer, the answer is obvious: of course! Tech . . .
Keywords:  cooperative learning collaborative services technology best practices
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Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever
This essay describes some of the most cost-effective and appropriate ways to use computers, video, and telecommunications technologies to advance the "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education."
  1. Good Practice Encourages Contacts Between Students and Faculty
  2. Good Prac . . .
Keywords:  best practices technology teaching instruction methods styles faculty learning
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Three Classroom Techniques that Promote Student Learning
An article by Tom Creed on teaching strategies.

Three Classroom Techniques that Promote Enhanced Student Learning:

  • Pre-class Writing Assignments
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Formative Feedback from Students (Classroom Assessment)

Keywords:  classroom teaching strategies cognitive motivation cooperative learning assessment formative
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Software, Hardware, Services Search - 1 result

SOLID Project: Oracle iLearning Learning Management System
Oracle iLearning is an enterprise Learning Management System that provides effective, manageable, integrated, and extensible internet based learning solutions to anyone, anytime, anywhere. Oracle iLearning brings learners, instructors, content providers and learning stakeholders (e.g. managers) toge . . .
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Workshops and Training Materials Search - 3 results

Collaborative Learning Using Online Tools
CLUOT is an online tutorial designed to inform classroom instructors on the effective use of online tools for communication and collaborative learning. Participants learn practical technology skills as well as methods to use these skills effectively in the classroom. This tutorial begins by introduc . . .
Keywords:  Online learning, online tools, asynchronous communication, synchronous communication, online collaboration, faculty development, participation, California Community Colleges
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Course Redisgn for Effective Learning (CREL) is an intensive one-week workshop intended to provide faculty at University of North Florida with the time and resources needed to construct a comprehensive course redesign plan for a specific designated course. The workshop activities are based upon col . . .
Keywords:  active, collaborative learning
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Cooperative Learning Workshop Materials
Workshop materials presented at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Instructional Excellence Retreat, May 1996 by Barbara J. Millis, PhD, Associate Director for Faculty Development, United States Air Force Academy, Facilitator
Keywords:  cooperative collaborative active learning workshop instruction
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