RCR Workshop (Fall 2017)
The resources and PowerPoints for this event are attached below, including helpful worksheets to incorporate into your classes to better assist students in understanding plagiarism and ethics in their coursework.
Fall Faculty Workshop 2017
Resources originally complied by Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Ph.D.
Recording of 2017 Fall Faculty Workshop (*Please note that this video starts 20 minutes after the beginning of the workshop.)
Bibliography provided by presenter (with links to Rod Library full-text for each source)
Fall Faculty Workshop 2016
Fall Faculty Workshop 2015
Resources originally complied by Susan K. Wolcott, Ph.D.
"Assignments and Examples of Student Writing", Susan K. Wolcott, Ph.D.
"Customized Rubric with Examples", Susan K. Wolcott, Ph.D.
"Improving Students' Critical Thinking Skills: Strategies for the Classroom", Susan K. Wolcott, Ph.D.
"Simplified Overview of Performance Patterns", Susan K. Wolcott, Ph.D.
Fall Faculty Workshop 2014
Resources on Learner-Centered Teaching (Originally compiled by Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D.)
Summaries or Relevant Research
"Applying Science of Learning in Education: Infusing Psychological Science into the Curriculum", V.A. Benassi, C.E. Overson, & C.M. Hakala, Editors
"Applying the Science of Learning to the University and Beyond: Teaching for Long-Term Retention and Transfer", D.F. Halpern & M.D. Hakel
"Where's the Evidence that Active Learning Works?", J. Michael
"Does Active Learning Work? A Review of the Research", M. Prince
"Pedagogies of Engagement in Science", T. Eberlein, J. Kampmeier, V. Minderhout, R.S. Moog, T. Platt, P. Varma-Nelson, & H.B. White
Research on Specific Learner-Centered Approaches
"Active Learning and Student-centered Pedagogy Improve Student Attitudes and Performance in Introductory Biology", P. Armbruster, M. Patel, E. Johnson, & M. Weiss
"An Assessment on the Effect of Collaborative Groups on Students' Problem-Solving Strategies and Abilities", M.M. Cooper, C.T. Cox, M. Nammouz & E. Case
"Improved Learning in a Large-Enrollment Physics Class", L. Deslauriers, E. Schelew, & C. Wieman
"Peer-Led Team Learning in General Chemistry: Implementation and Evaluation", S.C. Hockings, K.J. DeAngelis, & R.F. Frey
"Departing from Lectures: an Evaluation of Peer-Led Guided Inquiry Alternative", S.E. Lewis & J.E. Lewis
"Peer Instruction in General Chemistry Laboratory: Assessment of Student Learning", C.L. McCreary, M.F. Golde, & R. Koeske
"Addressing the Crisis in College Mathematics: Designing Courses for Student Success", T. Thiel, S. Peterman, & B. Brown
Essays Exploring Learner-Centered Issues
"What if Students Revolt'--Considering Student Resistance: Origins, Options, and Opportunities for Investigation", S.B. Seidel & K.D. Tanner
"Moving Away from the Authoritarian Classroom", M. Singham
"Death to the Syllabus", M. Singham
"The Case Against Teaching", L.D. Spence
"Teaching: From Disappointment to Ecstasy", C. Albers
"Lessons from the Learning Classroom", T.W. Noel
"The Many Faces of Inductive Teaching and Learning", M. Prince & R. Felder
"Teaching and Learning in the Interactive Classroom", D.U. Silverthorn
"Redesigning a Large-Enrollment Introductory Biology Course", C. Ueckert, A. Adams, & J. Lock
Learner-Centered Strategies, Approaches, and Assignments
"A Note-Restructuring Intervention Increases Students' Exam Scores", by D. Cohen, E. Kim, J. Tan, & M. Winkelmes
"Empowering Students: Class-Generated Rules", J.D. DiClementi & M.M. Handelsman
"Active Review Sessions Can Advance Student Learning", T.G. Favero
"Choice-based Learning: Student Reactions in an Undergraduate Organizational Communication Course", L.K. Lewis & P.A. Hayward
"Reading Value: Student Choice in Reading Strategies", K. Manarin
"Using Structured Reading Groups to Facilitate Deep Learning", H.M. Parrott & E. Cherry
"Peer Assessment in Small Groups: A Comparison of Methods", D.F. Baker
"Asking the Right Questions: Using Student-Written Exams as an Innovative Approach to Learning and Evaluation", H. Corrigan & G. Craciun
"Reliability of Students' Self-Recorded Participation in Class Discussion", K.R. Krohn, et al.
"Improving Student Peer Feedback", L.B. Nilson