References and Further Resources

Barkley, E.F. (2009). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Barkley, E., Cross, P.K., & Major, C.H. (2005). Collaborative learning techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bennett, B. & Rolheiser, C. (2001). Beyond monet: The artful science of instructional integration. Toronto, ON: Bookation. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

The above book was translated to French in 2006 by Martine Leclerc: Bennett, B. & Rolheiser, C. (2006). L’Art D’Enseigner: Pour une intégration créative des concepts d’apprentissage. Montreal: Cheneliere Education.

Bennett, B., Rolheiser-Bennett, C. & Stevahn, L. (1991). Cooperative learning: Where heart meets mind. Toronto: Educational Connections. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation. (2011). Strategies. Exploring Large Class Teaching.

Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation. (2011). Active and Interactive Teaching.

Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation. (2011). Small-group & Collaborative Learning.

Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation. (2011). Discussion Teaching.

Cherney, Isabelle D. (2008). The effects of active learning on students’ memories for course content. Active Learning in Higher Education, 9(2), 152-171.

Chickering, A.W., Gamson, Z.F. (1987). Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. Washington Center News. Available:

Diochon, Monica C. and Cameron, Ann Frances. (2001). Technology-based interactive learning: Designing an international student research project. Active Learning in Higher Education, 2(2), 114-127.

Durham College Teaching Method Videos – 10 videos. Available:

Eison, Jim. (2010). Using Active Learning Instructional Strategies to Create Excitement and Enhance Learning. University of South Florida. Available:

Faust JL., Paulson DR. (1998). Active Learning in the college classroom. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 9(2), 3-24. Available:

Fry, H., Ketteridge, S., Marshall, S. (Eds.). (2009). A Handbook for teaching and learning in higher education: Enhancing academic practice (3rd ed.). New York, London: Routledge. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

Gillies, R. & Ashman, A. (Eds.). (2003). Co-operative Learning: The social and intellectual outcomes of learning in groups. London, New York: Routledge Falmer. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

Gosser, D.K., Trizak, V.S. and Cracolice, M.S. (2005). Peer-Led Team Learning: General Chemistry (2nd ed.). New York: Prentice Hall.

Gross Davis, B. (2009). Tools for Teaching (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

(An earlier edition from 1993 is available at OISE and Robarts libraries.)

Huston, Therese. (2009). Teaching What You Don’t Know. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Irvine, Judith, Douglas R. Buehl and Barbara J. Radcliffe. (2006). Strategies to Enhance Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Johnson, D. W. & Johnson, R.T. (1999). Learning together and alone: Cooperation, competition, and individualization (5th ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

Johnson, D., Johnson, R.T., Smith, K. (2006). Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom (8th ed.). Edina, MN: Interaction Book Co.

Johnson, D.W., Johnson, T., & Smith, K.A. (1991). Active learning: Cooperation in the classroom. Edina: Interaction Book. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

Kagan, S. (1994). Cooperative Learning. San Juan Capistrano: Kagan Cooperative Learning. Permanent link to U of T Library listing:

Mazur, E. (2006). Interactive teaching: Promoting better learning using Peer Instruction and Just-in-time Teaching. Purchase the DVD through:

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Mills, B.J. (Ed). (2010). Cooperative learning in higher education: Across the disciplines, across the academy. Sterling: Stylus.

Nilson, L.B. (2010). Teaching at its best: A research-based resource for college instructors (3rd ed.). Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc.

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Short, K. G., Harste, J., & Burke, C. (1996). Creating classrooms for authors and inquirers (2nd ed.). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Thaman, Richa Ghay. (2013). Promoting active learning in respiratory physiology – positive student perception and improved outcomes. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 3(1), 27-34.

University of Toronto. (2014). Report: Joint Working Group on Undergraduate Tutorials. Available:

Wieman, C. et al. (2008). Student group work in educational settings. Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative. University of British Columbia. Available: