Tag: Active Learning


November 2023

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Volume 6, Issue 3 In This Issue: The Teaching Scope: Helping students address imposter phenomenon Teacher’s Toolbox: Useful software for tackling teaching administrative tasks Did You Know?: TLC’s Celebration of Excellence Pedagogy Podcast: The Science of Retrieval Practice Research Bytes: Active Learning: Gaining student buy-in  

Team-Based Learning: Small Group Learning’s Next Big Step

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Editors: Larry K. Michaelsen, Michael Sweet, Dean X. Parmelee Published: December 30, 2008 UTHSC Library Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a unique form of small-group learning designed in and for the college classroom. TBL’s special combination of incentives and corrective feedback quickly transforms groups into high-performance learning teams, with no time taken from the coverage of… Read More

Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching

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Editors: Larry K. Michaelsen, Arletta Bauman Knight, L. Dee Fink Published: February 6, 2004 UTHSC Library This book describes team-based learning (TBL), an unusually powerful and versatile teaching strategy that enables teachers to take small group learning to a whole new level of effectiveness. It is the only pedagogical use of small groups that is based… Read More

Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments

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Authors: Derek Bruff Published: February 17, 2009 UTHSC Library Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is an accessible, introductory, and comprehensive guide for anyone who teaches online. The fourth edition of this bestselling resource has been fully revised, maintains its reader-friendly tone, and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, faculty interviews, and an updated resource section.… Read More

July 2023

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Volume 6, Issue 2 In this issue: The Teaching Scope: Using Simulation as a Teaching Tool Teacher’s Toolbox: Active Learning Library Did You Know?: Using Poll Everywhere Activities to Engage Learners Pedagogy Podcast: Preparing for the First Day Research Bytes: Confusion, A Symptom of Learning  

Team-Based Learning

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Last Updated:September 7, 2023 First Published:March 4, 2022   Team-based learning (TBL) is a student-centered instructional strategy that utilizes a flipped classroom model allowing students the opportunity to work in groups to solve authentic problems. TBL is a collaborative, active learning strategy that can be utilized in both large and small classrooms, and “supports the… Read More

Teaching in the Clinical Setting

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Last Updated:April 25, 2023 First Published:April 25, 2022   Prior to the start of a clinical rotation or experience, faculty should discuss their expectations of learner performance with the learners. Topics to discuss should include goals and objectives/outcomes, teaching strategies, evaluation and feedback techniques, daily schedule, clinical duties, case presentations, writing notes, supervision hierarchy, modes… Read More

Student Engagement

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Author: Amy Hall, EdD June 22, 2022   When students are engaged with course content, they are actively involved in the learning process and constructing their own knowledge (Delialioglu, 2012). Instructors who engage students make learning meaningful, gain and keep their attention, and motivate them to pursue excellence. Engagement strategies include setting clear expectations, implementing… Read More

Service Learning

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Last Updated:October 16, 2023 First Published:March 30, 2022   According to Seifer and Connors (2007), “service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities” (p. 5). Service-learning activities promote learning via active participation in real-life experiences… Read More

Problem-Based Learning

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Last Reviewed:February 15, 2024 First Published:February 10, 2022   Problem-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered, active learning strategy where students work in small groups (4-6 members) to solve complex, real-world problems that can have multiple solutions. While similar to case-based and team-based learning in that student groups solve problems, PBL emphasizes the student’s role in… Read More