ERIC Number: EJ608311
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Getting Started: Informal Small-Group Strategies in Large Classes.
Cooper, James L.; Robinson, Pamela
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n81 p17-24 Spr 2000
Describes a number of informal "turn-to-your-neighbor" approaches that create an active learning environment in college lecture settings. These include: launching class in discussion, breaking up the lecture for comprehension checks, closing class with small-group conversation, and debriefing exams. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Strategies for Energizing Large Classes: From Small Groups To Learning Communities."