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SyncDL Workshop Resources

Engaging Students in the SyncDL Learning Environment

RESOURCES Articles & Books

Ambrose, S. A., Bridges, M. W., DiPietro, M., Lovett, M. C., & Norman, M. K. (2010). How learning works: 7 research-based principles for smart teaching (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Cornelius, S. (2013). Facilitating in a demanding environment: Experiences of teaching in virtual classrooms using web conferencing. British Journal of Educational Technology.

Freeman, S., Eddy, S.L., McDonough, M., Smith, M.K., Okoroafor, N., Jordt, H. & Wenderoth, M.P. (2014). Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, (23), 8410.

Huxham, M. (2005). Learning in Lectures: Do ‘Interactive Windows’ Help? Active Learning in Higher Education the Journal of the Institute for Learning and Teaching, (1), 17-31.

Kear, K., Chetwynd, F., Williams, J., & Donelan, H. (2012). Web conferencing for synchronous online tutorials: Perspectives of tutors using a new medium. Computers & Education, 58(3), 953-963.

Mazur, E. (2009). Farewell, Lecture? SCIENCE, (5910), 50-51.

Oyarzun, B., & Martin, F. (2013). A case study on multi-modal course delivery and social learning opportunities. Bulletin of the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology, 15(1), 25-28. http://lttf.ieee.org/issues/january2013/Oyarzun.pdf

Rodger, S. (1995). An interactive lecture approach to teaching computer science. ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, (1), 278-282. Teng, D. C., Chen, N., Kinshuk, , & Leo, T. (2012). Exploring students’ learning experience in an international online research seminar in the synchronous cyber classroom. Computers and Education, 58(3), 918-930.

Thurairajah, N., McAdam, B. & Williams, A. (2012). Using Synchronous Web Conferencing to Enhance Situated Distance Learner Experience in Built Environment Context. ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings.

Tucker, J.P. & Neely, P.W. (2010). Using Web-Conferencing and the Socratic Method to Facilitate Distance Learning. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 7, 6. White, G. (2011). Interactive lecturing. Clinical Teacher, (4), 230-235.

Web Resources

•     CTL’s Website “Engaging Students in Learning” http://www.washington.edu/teaching/teaching-resources/engaging-students-in-learning/

•     CIDR’s “What Helps Students Learn” Bulletin http://www.washington.edu/teaching/files/2012/12/Learning.pdf

•     “Creating and Using Interactive Lectures”, The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication. – http://cnx.org/content/m16599/latest/

•     “Incorporating Interaction Into Your Distance Learning Course”, Worcester Polytechnic Institute https://www.wpi.edu/Academics/ATC/Collaboratory/Teaching/interaction.html

•     “Interactive Lectures”, Science Education Resource Center http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/library/interactive/index.html

•     “Interactive Web Conferencing Brings Big Benefits to the Online Classroom” (Nov. 14, 2011). Faculty Focus. http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-with-technology-articles/interactive-web-conferencing-brings-big- benefits-to-the-online-classroom/

•     “The Jigsaw Technique”, Science Education Resource Center http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/coursedesign/tutorial/jigsaw.html

•     “Tips for Building Social Presence in Your Online Class” (May 13, 2013). Faculty Focus. http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/tips-for-building-social-presence-in-your-online-class/

•      “20 Ways to Make Lectures More Participatory”, Harvard University http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/html/icb.topic58474/TFTlectures.html

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