Evidence-Based Science Education in Action
Wondering how to manage small group activities in a large lecture hall? Heard about 2-stage exams, but want to see the logistics? This video collection shows clips from university science and math classrooms, along with commentary pointing out key aspects and strategies. Most clips include a description, the context in which the strategy is used, the clip with accompanying text to help focus on key features, some tips from the instructor, teaching materials used in this particular strategy (when available), and references pointing to research that supports use of this strategy. The site includes excellent resources for each video.
Tutoring Practices in Large Classes
Two-Stage Mid-term Exam
Active Learning Mathematics Class
Active Learning with Worksheets
Worksheets in a Large Class
Laboratory and Active Class - Part 1
Laboratory and Active Class - Part 2
Jigsaw Activity as Capstone - Part 1
University of Colorado Science Education Initiative Video Series
Short videos produced by the University of Colorado Science Education Initiative (CU-SEI) with implementation tips. Includes 3 videos on using clickers in upper division courses.
Group Work in the College Classroom
Group Work in the College Classroom - Part 1
Group Work in the College Classroom - Part 2
Clickers in the Classroom
How to Use Clickers Effectively
Clickers: Students and Teachers Speak
Anatomy of a Clicker Question
Explain Why You're Using Clickers
The Research: Do Clickers Help Students Learn?
Writing Upper Division Clicker Questions
What Kinds of Questions Do We Ask in Upper Division?
Upper Division Clickers in Action
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iBiology Scientific Teaching Video Series - active learning module (produced by iBiology.org)
A collection of videos that provides current and future undergraduate biology instructors with the rationale and tools to design and implement active learning in their classrooms. The videos range from about 3 min to 16 min long and feature biology faculty at a variety of colleges and universities. Don't miss the 3 videos under the Tools section.
Eric Mazur shows interactive teaching
A short video showing Eric Mazur (Harvard University) implementing Peer Instruction using clickers.
Below is the complete catalogue of materials that go with videos if you want to browse further.