Thursday, June 26, 2014

Active Learning, Concept Inventories,..T.Angelo’s Refs for online session 2pmET 6/27 REG: FREE TLTGroup’s FridayLive!

References from Tom Angelo
Background for "A Conversation with Tom Angelo 
re: Assessment in Undergraduate Higher Education"
Date:June 27, 2014  Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all.  
Presenters: Tom Angelo - Queens Univ of Charlotte, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others.  More information and online registration:
[Over 90 registered as of noon Thursday 6/26. 100 "seats" max.]
This list of references re Active Learning, Concept Inventories, Conceptual Science Teaching, etc. was provided by Tom Angelo via Email to Steve Gilbert June 24, 25 2014
Freeman, S. et al. (2014). "Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics."
Hattie, J. A. C. (2009). Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. New York: Routledge. pp. 1-47 as preview available online as of 20140626 at:
The National Academies Summer Institutes for Undergraduate Education
  • “The goal of the Summer Institutes for Undergraduate Education is to transform education at colleges and universities by improving classroom education and attracting more diverse students to research. We undertake to train faculty and instructional staff in a scientific approach to teaching that reflects the way we work as researchers.”

Websites – Organized by Session Topics

Backward Design for STEM (The Understanding by Design model by J. McTighe)

Concept Inventories

Concept Tests

Conceptual Science Teaching

Field-Tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for STEM Instructors

Five E and Seven E Learning Cycles

IDEA Education at Kansas State – Resources on multiple topics

Eric Mazur’s sites

  • Eric Mazur on ConcepTests

    Jose Mestre’s site
    The National Center for Academic Transformation – Course Redesign
    Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Journal Directory (searchable by discipline)
    The Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
    Carl Wieman’s Science Education Initiative
    Videoclips "Active Learning in Action"

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