Faculty Resource Center: 2014 - The Year of Active Learning @ UTHSC

In addition to resources posted on this page, you'll find lots of helpful information at the UTHSC Faculty Resource Center blog - click here for our active learning posts on the blog!

Have another resource we ought to post? Email Kristy Conger at kconger@uthsc.edu with details.

Active Learning Overviews

1. What is active learning?

2. Active learning overview

3. An active-learning strategies primer for achieving ability-based educational outcomes

  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3230347/
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, November 10, 2011
  • Describes evidence supporting the use of active-learning strategies in pharmacy education
  • Offers strategies for implementing active learning in pharmacy classroom and practice experiences

4. Learning by doing

Active Learning Strategies and Activities

1. What is the flipped classroom?

  • http://ctl.utexas.edu/teaching/flipping_a_class
  • Resource page created by the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Check out the 60-second overview video and chart comparing traditional and flipped classrooms

2. The flipped classroom: A course redesign to foster learning and engagement in a health professions school

3. Leveraging peer instruction

4. Wikis

5. Flipping the Classroom

Lectures and Flipping the Classroom: Perspectives of Eric Mazur

1. Information on Eric Mazur

2. Twilight of the Lecture (Harvard Magazine)

3. Using Peer Instruction to Flip your Classroom: Highlights from Eric Mazur's visit to Vanderbilt School of Medicine

4. Confessions of a Converted Lecturer - Presentation given by Eric Mazur

Flipping the Classroom

1. Looking for 'Flippable' Moments in your Class?

2. The 4 Pillars of the Flipped Classroom

3. Six Expert Tips for Flipping the Classroom

4. An all-in-one Guide to learning about Flipping the Classroom


Last updated December 1, 2014