Research demonstrates that engaging students in the learning process leads to improved attitudes, enhanced learning and student retention. In this session attendees will learn about the research behind cooperative and collaborative learning, how to form groups and create effective learning tasks, and be introduced to a variety of active learning techniques. Participant will also practice integrating collaborative learning techniques (CoLTs) into a course by developing a plan for using, grading and evaluating one or more CoLTs.
33rd Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Bethesda, MD
"From Theory to College Classrooms: Collaborative/Cooperative Learning Techniques that Work."
Centers for Teaching and Technology Staff Presentations.