Resources

Resource Category Topic
Alternatives to Traditional Exams and Papers (Indiana University Bloomington Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning)
An introduction to classroom assessment techniques (CATs) and a list of examples, including descriptions, suggestions for what to do with the data,…
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Alternatives to Traditional Testing (Berkeley Center for Teaching & Learning)
Alternatives may be advantageous to promote student learning and be more authentic means of students demonstrating what they have learned at the…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Exam Alternatives
Authentic Learning
A model of authentic learning, based on nine key elements that can be used to design authentic learning environments.
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Authentic Learning for the 21st Century: An Overview
White paper exploring what constitutes authentic learning, how technology supports it, what makes it effective, and why it is important.
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Best Practices: Alternative Assessments (Ryerson University Learning & Teaching Office)
Reviews ways that alternative assessments, also known as authentic assessments, can be used to improve student learning.
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Exam Alternatives
Beyond Tests and Quizzes: Creative Assessments in The College Classroom (Mezeske, R. and Mezeske, B.)
Topics include: concept mapping, learning logs, authentic testing, the transition from memorization to analysis; the lab practical; exams as learning…
Type: Book
Assessment and Feedback Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Exam Alternatives, Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment
Case Method Teaching and Learning (Columbia University Center for Teaching and Learning)
Includes faculty spotlights, descriptions of types of cases (directed, dilemma or decision, interrupted, and analysis or issue cases) and the…
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Case Method Teaching and Learning (Columbia University Center for Teaching and Learning)
Outlines different types of cases and the type of learning that they promote and describes some strategies for engaging students in case-based…
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Case-Based Learning (Yale University Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning)
Benefits of case-based learning; examples from science, medicine, public health, law, business, and humanities; and recommendations for finding,…
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Cognitive Flexibility Theory: Advanced Knowledge Acquisition in Ill-Structured Domains (Spiro, R. J., Coulson, R. L., Feltovich, P. J., & Anderson, D. K.)
This paper discusses some of the special characteristics of advanced learning of complex conceptual material, noting how these characteristics are…
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Creation of Exercises for Team-Based Learning in Business (Timmerman, J.E. and and Morris, R.F., Jr.)
This paper reviews the concept of team-based learning as related to business, discusses the need for help in designing effective exercises, and…
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Collaborative Learning
Learning To Solve Problems A Handbook for Designing Problem-Solving Learning Environments (Jonassen, D.)
A comprehensive review of problem solving research and practice, including six kinds of problems and the methods required to solve them; purposes or…
Type: Book
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Cognitively Based Learning Interventions
Migrating Successful Student Engagement Strategies Online: Opportunities and Challenges Using Jigsaw Groups and Problem-Based Learning (Amador, J.A. and Mederer, H.)
Describes the transitioning of two common strategies to engage students in the classroom – jigsaw groups and problem based learning – from face-to-…
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Collaborative Learning
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
A collection of more than 830 peer-reviewed cases. (case studies)
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Performing Assessment and Grading Online (Scott Kimball, Xuan Cai, Fran Keefe, Mike McIntire)
Presentation materials available at: https://www.unh.edu/cetl/talk-about-teaching-presentations-summer-2020 (Scroll to find presentation)
Assessment and Feedback Academic Honesty, Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Pioneering a New Way of Learning in a Complex and Complicated World (Michigan State University)
Rand Spiro makes the case for cognitive flexibility theory, case-based strategy for complex and ill-structured problems, requiring multiple…
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Project-Based Learning: Teaching Guide (Boston University Center for Teaching & Learning)
Guidelines for implementing project-based learning.
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Project-Based Learning: Teaching Guide (Boston University Center for Teaching and Learning)
This teaching guide includes suggestions for implementing project-based learning and makes a case for the learning transfer advantage of using ill-…
Type: Website
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education (Chickering and Gamson)
Seven principles for good practice for undergraduate education.
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning
Team-based learning (Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching)
An overview of a team-based learning module, including group formation, out of class readings for preparation, in-class individual and group…
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Authentic/Case/Project/Problem Based Learning, Collaborative Learning