Student engagement techniques : a handbook for college faculty / Elizabeth F. Barkley
Book | Jossey-Bass | 2010
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xv, 398 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-389) and index.
Contents
Pt.1 A conceptual framework for understanding student engagement
Ch.1 What does student engagement mean?
Ch.2 Engagement and motivation
Ch.3 Engagement and active learning
Ch.4 Promoting synergy between motication and active learning
Ch.5 Additional facets to consider
Ch.6 From theory to practice: teacher talk about student engagement
Pt.2 Tips and strategies
Ch.7 Tips and strategies for fostering motivation
T/S 1 Expect engagement
T/S 2 Develop and display the qualities of engaging teachers
T/S 3 Use behaviorist-based strategies to reward learning rather than behavior
T/S 4 Use praise and criticism effectively
T/S 5 Attend to students' basic needs so that they can focus on the higher-level needs required for learning
T/S 6 Promote student autonomy
T/S 7 Teach things worth learning
T/S 8 Integrate goals, activities, and assessment
T/S 9 Craft engaging learning tasks
T/S 10 Incorporate competition appropriately
T/S 11 Expect students to succeed
T/S 12 Help students expect to succeed
T/S 13 Try to rebuild the confidence of discouraged and disengaged students
Ch.8 Tips and strategies for promoting active learning
T/S 14 Be clear on your learning goals
T/S 15 Clarify your role
T/S 16 Orient students to their new roles
T/S 17 Help students develop learning strategies
T/S 18 Activate prior learning
T/S 19 Teach in ways that promote effective transfer
T/S 20 Teach for retention
T/S 21 Limit and chunk information
T/S 22 Provide opportunities for guided practice and rehearsal
T/S 23 Organize lectures in ways that promote active learning
T/S 24 Use reverse or inverted classroom organization
T/S 25 Use rubrics to give learners frequent and useful feedback
Ch.9 Tips and strategies for building community
T/S 26 Move away from an authoritarian role
T/S 27 Promote class civility
T/S 28 Create a physical or online course environment that supports community
T/S 29 Reduce anonymity: learn students' names and help students learn each other's names
T/S 30 Use icebreakers to warm up the class
T/S 31 Use technology to extend or reinforce community
T/S 32 Be consciously inclusive
T/S 33 Subdivide large classes into smaller groupings
T/S 34 Involve all students in discussion
T/S 35 Use group work effectively
T/S 36 Revisit icebreaker kinds of activities later in the term
T/S 37 Celebrate community
Ch.10 Tips and strategies for ensuring students are appropriately challenged
T/S 38 Assess students' starting points
T/S 39 Monitor class pacing
T/S 40 Help students learn to self-assess
T/S 41 Differentiate course elements to meet indvidual student needs
T/S 42 Use scaffolding to provide assistance for complex learning
Ch.11 Tips and strategies to promote holistic learning
T/S 43 Pick up the pace to hold attention
T/S 44 Offer options for non-linear learning
T/S 45 use principles of universal design
T/S 46 Incorporate games
T/S 47 Teach so that sudents use multiple processing modes
T/S 48 Incorporate multiple domains when identifying learning goals
T/S 49 Include learning activities that involve physical movement
T/S 50 Consider creating a graphic syllabus
Pt.3 Student engagement techniques (sets) -- Category I. Techniques to engage students in learning course-related knowledge and skills
Ch.12 Knowledge, skills, recall, and understanding
SET 1 Background knowledge probe
SET 2 Artifacts
SET 3 Focused reading notes
SET 4 Quotes
SET 5 Stations
SET 6 Team jeopardy
SET 7 Seminar
Ch.13 Analysis and critical thinking
SET 8 Classify
SET 9 Frames
SET 10 Believing and doubting
SET 11 Academic controversy
SET 12 Split-room debate
SET 13 Analytic teams
SET 14 Book club
SET 15 Small group tutorials
Ch.14 Synthesis and creative thinking
SET 16 Team concept maps
SET 17 Variations
SET 18 Letters
SET 19 Role play
SET 20 Poster sessions
SET 21 Class book
SET 22 Webquests
Ch.15 Problem solving
SET 23 What's the problem
SET 24 Think again!
SET 25 Think-aloud-pair-problem solving (TAPPS)
SET 26 Proclamations
SET 27 Send-a-problem
SET 28 Case studies
Ch.16 Application and performance
SET 29 Contemporary issues journal
SET 30 Hearing the subject
SET 31 Directed paraphase
SET 32 Insights-resources-applications (IRAs)
SET 33 Jigsaw
SET 34 Field trips
Category II. Techniques for developing learner attitudes, values, and self-awareness
Ch.17 Attitudes and values
SET 35 Autobiographical reflections
SET 36 Dyadic interviews
SET 37 Circular response
SET 38 Ethical dilemmas
SET 39 Connected communities
SET 40 Stand where you stand
Ch.18 Self-awareness as learners
SET 41 Learning logs
SET 42 Critical incident questionnaire (CIQ)
SET 43 Go for goal
SET 44 Post-test analysis
Ch.19 Learning and study skills
SET 45 In-class portifolio
SET 46 Resource scavenger hunt
SET 47 Formative quiz
SET 48 Crib cards
SET 49 Student-generated rubrics
SET 50 Triad listening
Summary
From the Publisher: Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning is challenging educators across the country, yet good advice on how to accomplish this has not been readily available. Student Engagement Techniques is a comprehensive resource that offers college teachers a dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundred tips, strategies, and techniques that have been proven to help teachers from a wide variety of disciplines and institutions motivate and connect with their students. The ready-to-use format shows how to apply each of the book's techniques in the classroom and includes purpose, preparation, procedures, examples, online implementation, variations and extensions, observations and advice, and key resources.
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