Interteaching: A Review

Claudia Thompson, Department of Psychology, The College of Wooster. May 1, 2018 Contact at crt@wooster.edu Synopsis This review provides information about an active learning approach called Interteaching. Several sections present (1) an explanation of interteaching, its origins, and its components; (2) what the empirical research, in both the laboratory and… Read More

“What Am I Doing? Is It Getting Me Anywhere?” Scaffolding Student Metacognition

Steven Volk, Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (CTIE) and Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College Contact at: svolk@oberlin.edu Hands up those of you who have had students come to your office hours anguishing over the poor grades they received on an exam. I’m not talking about the student… Read More

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching (Hassebrock review of Ambrose, Bridges, Lovett, DiPietro, and Norman)

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching (Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges, Marsha C. Lovett, Michele DiPietro, and Marie K. Norman, 2010, John Wiley & Sons) Reviewed by Frank Hassebrock, Department of Psychology; Director, Center for Learning and Teaching, Denison University How can college faculty from a… Read More