Interactive Teaching in Large Lecture Classrooms - CFDE Picks

  • Peter J. Frederick. “Engaging Students Actively in Large Lecture Settings.” In Engaging Large Classes, ed. by Stanley and Porter (Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing, 2002), 58–66. Discusses four active learning approaches that can be readily adapted to large lecture halls.
  • Innovative Techniques for Large-Group Instruction. National Science Teachers Association Press, 2002. Several chapters offer concrete examples of incorporating active learning techniques into large lecture hall settings. Written by and for science teachers, but many of the insights and strategies can be readily transferred to other fields.