Below you will find this week’s readings* that will prepare you for our discussion and activities on collaboration in the classroom, as well as active learning. We look forward to sharing some of our insights and hearing your thoughts and concerns about these topics!
*Look for our 11/5 email for information on how to access the readings.
1. Bullard L. G., & Felder, R. M. (2007). A Student-Centered Approach to Teaching Material and Energy Balances. 2. Course Instruction and Assessment. Chemical Engineering Education, 41 (3), 167-176.
2. Felder, R. M. (2007). Sermons for Grumpy Campers. Chemical Engineering Education, 41 (3), 183-184.
3. Palloff, R. M., & Pratt, K. (2007). Moving Teaching and Learning Online. In Building Online Learning Communities: Effective Strategies for the Virtual Classroom (pp. 105-106 and 118-126). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
1. Bruffee, K.A. (1984). Collaborative Learning and the “Conversation of Mankind.” College English, 46 (7), 635-652.
2. Prince, M. J. (2004). Does Active Learning Work? A Review of the Research. Journal of Engineering Education, 93 (3), 223-231.
3. Freire, P. (1993). Chapter 2. In Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York, NY: Continuum Books. http://www2.webster.edu/~corbetre/philosophy/education/freire/freire-2.html
4. Bok, D. (2006). Our Underachieving Colleges: A Candid Look at How Much Students Learn and Why They Should Be Learning More. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.