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  1. Activities for Large Classes

    ... simplest form of interactive teaching tool, particularly in large classes, and are useful in any discipline. They can help promote active ... want their ideas on: emphasize quantity over quality. For large classes you should use a prompt that asks for tentative responses rather ...

  2. Large Classes: Limiting the Chaos

    ... help allay this problem. Other general tips to help large classes run smoothly include: Start and end classes on time. ... statement for course outlines: A word about conduct in large classes This is a large class but you are not a small part of it! To ...

  3. Building Community in Large Classes

    ... anyone to join in. Some students like the anonymity of large classes. Given the high prevalence of anxiety among university students ... demonstrating the many different perspectives. Note that in large classes, there might only be time for a sample of groups to share with ...

  4. Icebreakers for Online Classes

    ... let them know ahead of time so that they can prepare. For large classes, consider dividing students into groups of 8 to 10 for the ...

  5. Course Design: Planning a Flipped Class

    ... Not all active-learning strategies are feasible in large classes . The activities that can be feasibly facilitated in a really ... and/or the use of clickers can be effective even in really large classes – see Activities for Large Classes . Students might ...

  6. Using Student Peer Review in Any Class

    ... Review Sheets from Brandeis University For large classes, use peer review software like PEAR . Contact your CTE ...

  7. Lecturing Effectively

    ... face and mouth while you speak Use a microphone in large classes. Amplifying your voice will help all students — not just ... This movement is especially important for engaging large classes. Changes help to refocus students’ attention, but remember to ...

  8. Nine Alternatives to Lecturing

    ... Active Learning Activities ” and “ Activities for Large Classes .” This tip sheet provides more detailed descriptions ... “ Active Learning Activities ” and “ Activities for Large Classes ” References Angelo, T.A. and K.P. Cross. ...

  9. Effective online tutorials

    ... Related resources: Building Community in Large Classes  (CTE Teaching Tip) Communicating with ...

  10. Online Discussions: Tips for Instructors

    ... skills might need time to form their thoughts. Also, in large classes, it can be difficult to hear when multiple groups are talking at ... Provide opportunity for everyone to be heard  In large classes, divide students into small groups of 6-8. Encourage student ...

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