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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. Available:

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

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.

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

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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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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.

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