Online Resources: Student-Centered Approaches to Teaching

The links below are to web resources produced by the Center as well as other institutions and organizations, organized roughly by general subject. Please email us if you wish to add or update a link.

Last verified: January 15, 2009

From Teaching to Learning:  A New Paradigm for Undergraduate Education.  One of the most influential articles on higher education written in the last twenty-five years.

Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) Project

Student Management Teams:  A Handbook.  from Ed Nuhfer, The Center for Teaching and Learning at Idaho State University (PDF).

Problem-Based Learning

Problem-Based Learning: An Introduction by James Rhem, in the National Teaching and Learning Forum, 8(1), December 1998

Problem Based Learning: Speaking of Teaching 11(1), from the Center for Teaching and Learning at Stanford University (PDF)

Problem-Based Learning from the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. This site has a thorough Introduction to Problem-Based Learning

"Effects of Problem-Based and Lecture-Based Instructional Strategies on Problem Solving Performance and Learner Attitudes in a High School Genetics Class,"  by Yusra Laila Visser (PDF)

Getting a Grip on Project-based Learning:  theory, cases and recommendations. by Michael M. Grant

Collaborative Learning

Roger T. and David W. Johnson, "Cooperative learning: Two heads learn better than one." Transforming Education (IC#18) Winter 1988, Page 34.

Collaborative Learning: Small Group Learning Page

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