Managing Large Classes - Quick Reads

  • “Teaching Large Classes.” Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University.Offers strategies for addressing several of the distinct teaching and logistical challenges posed by large classes.  Topics include: promoting student engagement, leveraging technology, managing the grading, working with TAs, and more.
  • “Meeting the Challenges of Larger Classes.” University of Toronto Educational Advisory Committee. February 2003. Concrete suggestions for adapting teaching techniques to larger class settings, both in and beyond the classroom. Includes brief annotated bibliography of further resources.
  • “Teaching Large Classes.” University of Texas at Austin, Faculty Innovation Center. Features 7 short videos about adapting principles of effective teaching to a large course setting.  Most focus on dynamics within the classroom, but also includes attention to writing assignments and grading.