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Guides for activities you can use in large active learning classrooms.

Active Learning Classroom (ALC) Activities

These resources present guidance on ways of facilitating active learning in large active learning classrooms on campus. These resources are organized around four types of learning activities that support:

Active Learning Approaches
Critical Thinking
Discussions
Prior Knowledge
Problem-Solving
Analytic Memo Buzz Group Background Knowledge Probe Analytic Team
Categorizing Grid Round Robin Empty Outlines Case Studies
Content, Form, & Function Talking Chips Focused Listing Send-A-Problem
Defining Features Matrix Think/Pair/Share Memory Matrix Structured Problem-Solving
Pro and Con Grid Three-Step Interview Minute Paper | Muddiest Point Think-Aloud Pair Problem-Solving

Sources/Citations

These activities are taken from the books Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook For College Teachers by Thomas Angelo and K. Patricia Cross, and Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook For College Faculty by Elizabeth F. Barkley, Claire Howell Major, and K. Patricia Cross — present activities you can use to address specific learning outcomes. Each approach includes a basic description and overview of its outcomes, along with steps to guide its use in your course. Each technique in this resource was selected based on three criteria: ease of design, ease of implementation, and time needed to respond to activity.

  • Angelo, Thomas A., and K. Patricia Cross. Classroom Assessment Techniques: a Handbook for College Teachers. Jossey-Bass, 1993. pp. 159-180.
  • Barkley, Elizabeth F. et al. Collaborative Learning Techniques A Handbook For College Faculty. Wiley, 2014. pp. 152.


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1 Round Robin (ALC)
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2 Focused Listing (ALC)
1184822022-07-28323
3 Think-Aloud Pair Problem-Solving (ALC)
1184762022-07-28314
4 Background Knowledge Probe (ALC)
1184452022-07-28410
5 Minute Paper/Muddiest Point (ALC)
1184842022-07-28378
6 Structured Problem-Solving (ALC)
1184772022-07-28322
7 Think/Pair/Share (ALC)
1184662022-07-28405
8 Pro and Con Grid (ALC)
1184712022-07-28320
9 Defining Features Matrix (ALC)
1184722022-07-28292
10 Analytic Teams (ALC)
1184812022-07-28314
11 Categorizing Grid (ALC)
1184752022-07-28296
12 Send-A-Problem (ALC)
1184782022-07-28322
13 Content, Form, and Function Outlines (ALC)
1184732022-07-28294
14 Memory Matrix (ALC)
1184832022-07-28323
15 Analytic Memo (ALC)
1184742022-07-28281
16 Case Studies (ALC)
1184802022-07-28326
17 Active Learning Classroom Readiness Checklist
1193022022-07-28215
18 Talking Chips (ALC)
1184672022-07-28358
19 Empty Outlines (ALC)
1184472022-07-28392
20 Three-Step Interview (ALC)
1184652022-07-28362

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