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Active Learning Bibliography
-- Active Learning Bibliography is a site designed on how to use different methods while promoting active learning.
University of Delware Problem-Based Learning Web Page
-- This site uses the idea of the instructional method that will challenge students to utilize groups as a method to solving problems.
Problem-Based Learning at Cornell University
-- A site designed to show how to solve problems through the interaction of a group.
Teaching for Creativity: Two Dozen Tips
-- by Robert Sternberg and Wendy M. Williams, Center for Development and Learning
-- by Marvin Bartel, Emeritus Professor of Art, Goshen College
Creative Thinking Assessment: Creative Thinking VALUE Rubric
-- "The Creative Thinking VALUE Rubric is intended to help faculty assess creative thinking in a broad range of transdisciplinary or interdisciplinary student assignments. The rubric is made up of a set of attributes that are common to creative thinking across disciplines."
Robert Sternberg on Creativity
-- Dr. Robert Sternberg is a leading author and psychologist who has studied the concept of creativity for many years and is the leading cognitive theorists on aspects of creative thinking and intelligence.
Triarchic View of Intelligence
-- This presentation identifies the three areas of intelligence and provides suggestions on how to teach and assess different types of intelligence, including creative intelligence.
Coping with Complexity: Educating for Capability
-- by Sarah W Fraser and Trisha Greenhalgh
Books in the OFE Library on Creativity and Teaching Creatively
-- gives a definition, teaching guide, and an assessment to critical thinking.
A Field Guide to Critical Thinking
-- provides a six rule guideline to apply in determining the truth.
"Radical Course Revision: A Case Study"
-- an instructor's personal modification of a course to motivate students and provide an atmosphere for critical thinking.
Evidence-based Teaching & Learning
A Brief Summary of the Best Practices in Teaching
-- Intended to Challenge the Professional Development of All Teachers; Compiled by Tom Drummond North Seattle Community College, 1994, 2002
How to Improve Teaching Quality
-- How To Improve Teaching Quality illustrates useful ideas on how instructors can enhance their classes with educational procedures.
The National Teaching and Learning Forum Website
-- National Teaching and Learning Forum is dedicated in those who are wanting to share ideas on how to help students reach high goals in the classroom.
Carnegie Foundation Gallery of Teaching & Learning
-- Online Teaching Portfolios From Carnegie Foundation Project on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is designed to contribute helping hand towards instructors for new ideas in teaching and learning.
Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education
-- Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education “has been created to promote reform of undergraduate education through faculty development and course design.”
Constructivism, Instructivism, and Related Sites Links List
-- Resources on Constructivist Pedagogical Theory and Practice goes through the two theories of Constructivism and Instructivism and present similar sites.
VARK a Guide to Learning Styles
-- VARK Inventory of Student Learning Styles: Online Assessment Instrument that acts as a guide towards numerous learning styles.
The 21st Century Learning Initiative
-- The 21st Century Learning Initiative provide a new look at ways to learn through different methods.
New Horizons for Learning
-- New Horizons for Learning is dedicated to successful innovative ways of learning.
Understanding Multiple Intelligences
-- Understanding Multiple Intelligences provides descriptions, attributes, and teaching strategies for each unique type of intelligence.
-- Incorporating Emotional Intelligence explains the concept of EI and how to integrate it into the classroom.
Developing Instructional Goals
-- Developing goals and objectives helps you organize in order to reach the performance objective.
Seven intellectual habits of learners
-- People who are good learners possess a set of habits of thought and behavior that make them active rather than passive learners.
Other Useful Links
Active Learning in Higher Education
-- Active Learning in Higher Education will allow you to search different resources for teaching and learning in higher education.
A Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence
-- Suggestions for Teaching With Excellence: 212 Tips From UC Berkeley offer suggestions on ways to possibly improve teaching.
Guide to Teaching Large Classes
-- The University of Maryland Center for Teaching Excellence's support site for those who engage in efforts to improve educational studies.
Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction
-- Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction is dedicated to supporting and advancing teaching by working with those who are willing to provide valuable resources.
Resources in Science and Engineering Education
-- Resources in Science and Engineering Education offers a guide to techniques and tips that are used in the teaching process.