Module 3: Active Teaching and Learning

Self-Assessment and Resources:

Resources and Readings


The following text has more information on brain theory and student-centered learning:

Smilkstein, Rita. "Six Principles of Learning and Their Implications for Teaching." We're Born to Learn. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press, 2002.

The following resources has more information on questioning strategies:

Felder, Richard, "Any Questions?" Chemical Engineering Education, 28(3), 174-175 (Summer 1994).

For more information on think-pair-share, jigsaw or academic controversies, visit the following Web sites:



Academic Controversies: