Engaging Students

Delighted students laughing in class. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
Jun 1, 2015
Use these tips from Stanford instructors to attract and engage students in your humanities course.
Jesse Harris leading workshop
May 24, 2015
In this workshop, participants discover the ins and outs of group work firsthand so that they can develop dynamics to produce optimal results.
Two students work together at the board. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Mar 15, 2015
Watch how one physics instructor is changing up the traditional lab structure to make class more exploratory and imaginative.
Biocore Explorations participants in the lab.
Mar 11, 2015
Teaching one-time workshops can be challenging, but it's worth it. Here are some tips and ideas to get you started.
Headshot, Prof. Geoff Cohen
Jan 13, 2015
With Professor Geoffrey Cohen, James G. March Professor of Organizational Studies in Education and Business.
Instructor looking up at crowd of students in lecture hall. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Jan 12, 2015
From texting to tardiness to cheating, incivility and misconduct can disrupt learning. Here are some tips for controlling a class.
Prof. Richard Felder teaching in classroom
Jan 8, 2015
Richard Felder tells you--and shows you--how to use active learning techniques in this video.
Woman lying on grass, reading. Photo from Flickr.
Nov 12, 2014
Students who read ahead get much more out of class, but have always been in the minority. Carl Wieman and colleagues reveal their experience of increasing pre-reading to 80% in two science courses.
Student riding her bike past a Stanford fountain.
Nov 9, 2014
What are you planning for the last day of class? Help your students reflect on their learning with these fun and productive activities.
Prof sitting side-by-side with a student. Photo by Rod Searcey for CTL.
Nov 2, 2014
Learning is now an integral part of the teaching process. Instead of only lecturing to students, instructors now engage students in many different active learning activities, including role playing, simulations, debates, case studies, small group learning, and problem-based learning. By Phyllis Blumberg.


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