Interactive Teaching in Large Lecture Classrooms - Quick Reads


“Teaching Strategies: Large Classes and Lectures.” Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan. 
http://www.crlt.umich.edu/tstrategies/tsllc

Links to several resources about classroom management techniques and effective lecturing in a large class setting.
 
 
Marshall, Kelli. “How to Work the Lecture Hall.” Chronicle Vitae. April 10, 2015.
https://chroniclevitae.com/news/970-how-to-work-the-lecture-hall?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Quick overview of best practices in lecture-hall teaching.
 
 
Bruff, Derek. “Hacking the Classroom.” Agile Learning. March 6, 2015.
https://derekbruff.org/?p=3048

Focuses on how to most effectively use the furniture and seating arrangements present in various classrooms, including the large lecture hall.
 
 
“Interactive Teaching in Large Lectures.” Academy for Teaching & Learning Excellence, University of South Florida.
http://www.usf.edu/atle/documents/handout-interactive-teaching-large-lectures.pdf

Discusses 7 obstacles to making large lecture classes more interactive, and offers quick concrete solutions to each obstacle. Includes list of 148 interactive teaching techniques and student activities.
 
 
“Face to Face: Large Classes (80+ students).” Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, University of Florida.
http://www.fctl.ucf.edu/TeachingAndLearningResources/LearningEnvironments/largeclass.php

Includes links to detailed discussions about: interactive techniques, student response “clickers,” and effective PowerPoint presentations.