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References for 2009 Opening Workshop

Why are STEM professors trying a wider range of teaching methods?

Seymour, Elaine and Hewitt, Nancy M.  Talking About Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1997.
Tobias, Sheila.  They're Not Dumb, They're Different: Stalking the Second Tier. Tucson: Research Corporation, 1990.
Project Kaleidoscope
Tomorrow's Professor


Learning Styles (.pptx)

Richard Felder's Learning Styles

D.A. Kolb, Experiential Learning:  Experience as the Source of Learning and Development, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:  Prentice-Hall, 1984.

Isabel Briggs Myers and Mary H. McCaulley. Manual: A Guide to the Development and Use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (2nd ed.). Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press, 1985.

James E. Stice, “Using Kolb’s Learning Cycle to Improve Student Learning,”  Journal of Engineering Education, 77(5), 291-296, 1987.

Susan M. Montgomery and Linda N. Groat, “Student Learning Styles and their Implications for Teaching,”

Teresa Larkin-Hein and Dan D. Budny, “Why Bother Learning about Learning Styles and Psychological Types?,”  Proceedings of the 2000 ASEE Annual Conference.

Herrmann, Ned, The Creative Brain, Brain Books, 1988.

J. William Shelnutt, Silvia G. Middleton, Kimberly A. Buch; Monika Lumsdaine, “Forming Student Project Teams Based on Hermann Brain Dominance (HBDI) Results,”  Proceedings of the 1996 ASEE Annual Conference.

John Schmeelk and N. Jean Hodges, “Writing Techniques for Implementing Project-Directed Mathematics,” Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference.

Learning Cycle (.ppt)

Wirth, Karl R. and Perkins, Dexter.  Learning to Learn.  An introduction to theories of learning (.pdf and .doc formats).

Project Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (.ppt)

POGIL website

Moog, Richard S. and Farrell, John J.  Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry.  New York:  Wiley, 2008.

Moog, Richard S. and Spencer, James N.  Process oriented guided inquiry learning (POGIL).  Washington:  American Chemical Society, 2008.

Gosser, David K., et al. Peer-Led Team Learning: A Guidebook. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001.

Professional Opportunities for Faculty and Instructional Staff

OPID (UW System's Office of Professional and Instructional Development) website

Campus Centers for Teaching & Learning

The Human Element (.ppt)


History of Science links

Science Writing Heuristic (.ppt)

SWH website

SWH articles

Using Technology to Improve Student Learning (.ppt)

Active Learning in Large Lectures (.ppt)

Angelo, Thomas A. and Cross, K. Patricia. Classroom Assessment Techniques: a Handbook for College Teachers.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.

Charles C. Bonwell, James A. Eison. Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the Classroom. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Duncan, D.  Clickers in the Classroom:  How to Enhance Science Teaching Using Classroom Response Systems. San Francisco: Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2005.

Eric Mazur's website

Science Education Resource Center at Carleton

ConcepTests for geology and chemistry

Backward Design (.ppt)

Wiggins, Grant P., McTighe, Jay. Understanding by Design.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson, 2006.

Walvoord, Barbara E. and Anderson, Virginia J.  Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass, 1998.

Huba, Mary and Freed, Jann. Learner-Centered Assessment on College Campuses: Shifting the Focus from Teaching to Learning. Allyn & Bacon, 2000.

Barkley, Elizabeth;  Cross, K. Patricia; Major, Claire H.  Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Howe, Neil and Strauss, William. Millennials Rising: the Next Great Generation. New York: Vintage Books, 2000.

Community-Based Learning Projects (.pptx)

UW Platteville's Pioneer Academic Center for Community Engagement

models for community-based learning 

Funding Opportunities for STEM Education

NSF Funding  (.pptx)

NSF Undergraduate Education programs

WiscAMP (.ppt)

WiscAMP website

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