4 IDEAs for Lecturing

4 IDEAs for Lecturing

This semester, the ITI is focusing on IDEAs. IDEAs are intentionally designed educational activities featured in the book Teaching for Learning by Major, Harris, and Zakrajsek. These IDEAs are designed to respond to what the research reported says about lecturing:...
Fishbowl

Fishbowl

The fishbowl activity is one that can be used with any age group of students in the classroom, but is particularly good for college students to help them stay up to date with all of their material. This activity requires students to complete a short essay prior to...
Better Group Work

Better Group Work

What the Literature Says There is a bit of literature published on group work. In general, the research says that group work can increase motivation, develop individual responsibility, and allows students to co-construct knowledge as a result of member interactions...