Resources on Teaching & Learning

 
Prepared for University of Nizwa, Oman

Marguerite Helmers, PhD

Professor of English

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Contact Dr. Helmers at:

helmers [at] uwosh.edu

Wednesday March 24, 2010

 

Resources on Write to Learn

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Selected Scholarly Resources

Bean, John. Engaging Ideas. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1996.

Berthoff, Anne. "Dialectical Journals and the Audit of Meaning." The Journal Book.  Ed. Toby Fulwiler. Portsmouth: Boynton/Cook, 1987. 11-18.

Britton, James. The Development of Writing Abilities. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1975.

Emig, Janet. "Writing as a Mode of Learning." College Composition and Communication  28 (1977): 122-8.

Howard, Rebecca Moore. Writing to Learn: A Bibliography for Composition and Rhetoric.  Syracuse University, 2009.

Meyers, Chet. Teaching Students to Think Critically.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1986.

 

Selected Web Resources

Writing in Nursing Bibliography, Purdue University Online Writing Lab.

The WAC Clearinghouse, Colorado State University.

Writing Across the Curriculum, University of Richmond (Virginia).

 

 

Enhancing Engagement with Collaborative and Active Learning

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Selected Scholarly Resources

Dewey, John. How We Think. 1933.

Felder, Richard and Rebecca Brent. Active Learning: An Introduction. ASQ Higher Education Brief 2.4 (2009)

Felder, Richard and Rebecca Brent. "Effective Strategies for Cooperative Learning." Journal of Cooperation and Collaboration in College Teaching 10.2 (2001): 69-75.

Johnson, D. W., Johnson, R. T., and Smith, K. Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom. Edina, MN: Interaction Book Company, 1991.

Lymna, F. "The Responsive Classroom Discussion." Mainstreaming Digest. Ed. A. S. Anderson. College Park, MD: University of Maryland, 1981.

 

Selected Web Resources

Foundation Coalition: Active/Cooperative Learning. Contains excellent links to research proving the reliability of active and cooperative methods.

Examining Student Engagement at Illinois State University. A self-study with ideas for engaging students.

"Think-Pair-Share." Wisconsin Center for Education Research.

"Visible Thinking." Harvard University Project Zero.