Resources

Resource Category Topic
Active Learning-Jigsaw (Kent State University Center for Teaching and Learning)
Guidelines for implementing the jigsaw technique with FAQs and extensive references.
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Collaborative Learning
Best Practices for Large-Enrollment Online Courses, Part 2: Managing groups, peer review, and other peer-to-peer interactions (Arizona State University)
Managing large enrollment classes online.
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning, Online Courses
CEITL Talk about Teaching Presentations and session resources (Fall 2020)
Presentations on a range of topics
Faculty Support and Development at UNH, Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Cognitively Based Learning Interventions, Collaborative Learning, Feedback, Large Enrollment Classes, Library Resources, Online Courses
Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty (2nd Edition) (Barkley, E., Major, C., & Cross, K. )
The authors guide instructors through all aspects of group work, providing a solid grounding in what to do, how to do it, and why it is important for…
Type: Book
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Collaborative 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
Enhancing Learning – and More! – Through Cooperative Learning (U.S. Air Force Academy) 
This paper describes cooperative learning, and how it can enhance critical thinking, promote “deep” learning, encourage both self-esteem and the…
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning
Getting Started with TBL (Team Based Learning Collaborative)
A guide for preparing for and implementing TBL, including articles and videos. (Some features require paid registration.)
Type: Video
Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning
Guidelines for Using Groups Effectively (University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching)
This article provides strategies for effective management of group activities during the planning stages, implementation, and after. 
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning
High-Impact Educational Practices: What They Are, Who Has Access to Them, and Why They Matter (AACU)
A summary of high-impact practices that research suggests increase rates of student retention and student engagement.
Type: Article
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Collaborative Learning, ePortfolio, Exam Alternatives
Jigsaw (K. Patricia Cross Academy)
A short video on implementing the jigsaw strategy.
Type: Video
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Collaborative Learning
Jigsaw Instructor's Guide (K. Patricia Cross Academy)
Instructor’s Guide to using the jigsaw strategy.
Type: Tutorial
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Collaborative Learning
Jigsaw Strategy (Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, Penn State)
Description of the jigsaw strategy, implementation guidelines, and references.
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Collaborative Learning
Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Improves Biology Lab Courses (Colosi, J.C. and Rappe Zales, C.)
To encourage students to think about and solve problems that arise during lab exercises, a cooperative learning structure called jigsaw is adapted to…
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Collaborative Learning
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
Peer Assessment (McGill University Teaching and Learning Services)
Resources for implementing peer assessment of other students’ assignments and peer assessment of contributions to teamwork. Includes example peer…
Type: Video
Assessment and Feedback, Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning, Grading, Peer Assessment
Setting up and facilitating group work: Using cooperative learning groups effectively (Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching)
Features of informal and formal cooperative groups, a brief review of the underlying theory of group work and its effectiveness, and guidelines for…
Type: Website
Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning
Small Group Teaching: Tutorials, Seminars and Beyond (Exley, K. and Dennick, R.)
Theory-based practical advice on small group teaching and examples of practice across disciplines. Topics addressed: foundations and dynamics of …
Type: Book
Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning
Student attitudes toward group work among undergraduates in business administration, education, and mathematics (Gottschall, H. and Garcia-Bayonas, M.)
This study measured students' attitude towards group work. "Free riding" and the difficulty in coordinating schedules were identified…
Type: Article
Teaching and Learning Strategies Collaborative Learning
Teaching Online with Zoom
The features of Zoom include: Screen sharing, breakout rooms, whiteboards, live surveys and polls, application sharing, synchronized web browsing,…
Teaching and Learning Strategies Active Learning, Classroom/Learning Assessment, Collaborative Learning, HyFlex (Concurrent), Online Courses, Presentation Tools, Student Response Systems, Virtual Whiteboard, Web Conferencing, Zoom
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