Pacing Your Lecture/Interaction/Flipping the Classroom

Interaction and Activities

Interactive Lectures by Steinert & Snell

50 Activities for Developing Critical Thinking Skills: by Dr Marlene Caroselli

40 Icebreakers for Small Groups: by Grahame Knox


The Eight-minute Lecture Keeps Students Engaged: by Illysa Izenberg from Faculty Focus Newsletter on August 31, 2015.

Questioning and Discussions

Questioning Toolkit from From Now On Educational Technology Journal

Effective Ways to Structure Discussion: Great article on ways to structure discussion and keep students at the centre of the discussion. By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog From Faculty Focus Newsletter from January 14, 2015.

Structuring Discussions: On-line and Face-to-Face: Good suggestions for structuring your class discussions from Faculty Focus Newsletter from September 25, 2013.

Using Cumulative Exams to Help Students Revisit, Review, and Retain Course Content: by Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog from Faculty Focus Newsletter on March 18, 2015.

Student Generated Reading Questions to Uncover Knowledge Gaps: by By Erika G. Offerdahl, PhD and Lisa Montplaisir, PhD. Faculty Focus Newsletter on March 30, 2015.

Using Clickers in the Classroom (also see link under Ed Tech for Personal Response Systems)

Turning Technologies Response Solutions Learning Theories

CWSEI Clicker Resources: from the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI) at the University of British Columbia. Includes the Clicker Resource Guide below and links to videos, articles, and examples.

Clicker Resource Guide: a general guide to when and how to use clickers in the classroom.

Turning Technologies – Asking Meaningful Questions

Alternatives to Physical Clickers in the Classroom

Flipping the Classroom

Flipping Large Classes: Three Strategies to Engage Students: by Barbi Honeycutt, PhD in Faculty Focus Newsletter on August 22, 2016.

Managing In-class Learning Experiences in Flipped Classrooms: by Barbi Honeycutt, PhD. in Faculty Focus Newsletter on June 13, 2016.

Flipped Classroom Survey Highlights Benefits and Challenges: by Mary Bart in Faculty Focus Newsletter on August 24, 2015.

12 Resources for Flipping the Classroom

5 things I Wish I Knew when I Flipped (4.27 minute video)

I Flip, You Flip, We All Flip  (24 minute video)

6 Expert Tips for Flipping the Classroom

Flipping the Traditional Lecture Hall: example from Columbia University

Flipping Assessment: Making Assessment a Learning Experience: by Susan Spangler, PhD in Faculty Focus from June 15, 2105.

Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment: by Robert Talbert, PhD in Faculty Focus Newsletter on August 10, 2015.