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Queen's University

2012 Cross-Faculty Teaching Forum 

Engaged Teaching | Engaged Learning


Prepared by Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D. , email, blogs at

Active Learning in Higher EducationSage Publications

Barkley, E. F.  Student Engagement Techniques:  A Handbook for College Faculty. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass, 2010.

Howard. J. R.   “Just in Time Teaching in Sociology or How I Convinced my Students to Actually Read the Assignment.”  Teaching Sociology, 2004,  32, 385-90.

Michael, J.  “Where’s the Evidence that Active Learning Works?”  Advances in Physiology Education,2006, 30, 159-167.

Parrott, H. M. and Cherry, E.  “Using Structured Reading Groups to Facilitate Deep Learning.”  Teaching Sociology,2011, 39(4), 354-370.

Prince, M.  “Does Active Learning Work?  A Review of the Research.”  Journal of Engineering Education, July 2004, 223-231.

 Roberts, J. C., and Roberts, K. A.   “Deep Reading, Cost/Benefit, and the Construction of Meaning:  Enhancing Reading Comprehension and Deep Learning in Sociology Courses.  Teaching Sociology,2008,36,125-140.

 Tomasek, T.  “Critical Reading:  Using Reading Prompts to Promote Active Engagement with Text.”  International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education¸ 2009, 21 (1), 127-132.

 Yamane, D.   “Course Preparation Assignments:  A Strategy for Creating Discussion-Based Courses.  Teaching Sociology, 2006,  34   (July), 236-248.

 Zepke, N., and Leach, L.  “Improving Student Engagement:  Ten Proposals for Action.”  Active Learning in Higher Education, 2010, 1(3), 167-177.

 Whetten, D. A. “Principles of Effective Course Design:  What I Wish I had Known about Learner-Centered Teaching 30 Years Ago.”  Journal of Management Education, 2007, 31(3), 339-357.

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