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Teaching & Assessment Techniques

Teaching Techniques

Using Groups (collaborative and cooperative)

Team-based Learning – This website was developed by Harry Meeuwsen, Ph.D., Chair, University of Texas at El Paso Department of Kinesiology. Dr. Meeuwsen developed this site to share what he has learned with others. Includes tips and strategies.

Resources on Cooperative Learning, Group Work and Teamwork – from the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching from the University of Michigan

Active Learning Techniques

Active Learning for the College Classroom by Professors Donald R. Paulson and Jennifer L. Faust from California State University at Los Angeles

Active Learning

Creating Excitement in the Classroom Cases in Teaching from the National Teaching and Learning Forum

Service Learning

Campus Compact – service learning organization committed to the advancement of civic and social responsibility

National Service Learning Clearinghouse – a wealth of information on service learning for all types of schools and communities

Lecture

Improving Lectures IDEA Paper No. 14 from the IDEA Center. If you have trouble with the previous link, go to the web site www.idea.ksu.edu. Under Products, click on IDEA Papers and look for Number 14.

Discussion

“Improving Discussions” IDEA Paper No. 15 from the IDEA Center. If you have trouble with the previous link, go to the web site www.idea.ksu.edu. Under Products, click on IDEA Papers and look for Number 15.

Teaching by Discussion from Penn State University

Writing to Learn

Writing for Learning- Not Just for Demonstrating Learning from the National Teaching and Learning Forum

Developing Critical Thinking

The Critical Thinking Community: Resources for Socratic Questioning, Higher Order Thinking, Critical Thinking conferences books and academic resources This website answers every question you have ever had about critical thinking but were afraid to ask!

Assessment Techniques

Rubrics and Grading Criteria

Grading Practices– from Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis

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