Classroom Teaching

Classroom resources predominantly consist of techniques that relate to didactics.  We hesitate to limit this to lecture modalities, since there are many interactive techniques that can be used in classroom instruction.   

Online Resources

Active Learning in the Classroom

Assertion Evidence

Assertion Evidence is a slide design technique developed by Michael Alley at Penn State specifically for scientific presentations. 

Assertion Evidence

Gagne's 9 Events of Instruction

Robert Gagne advocated a session format based around 9 distinct steps.  Here are a few introductions to this method.

Gagne's 9 Events of Instruction

UF Introduction

Research on using Gagne in Health Professions lectures

Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte

Stanford Teaching Commons

Selected Books and Research

Selected Books and Research

Barkley, E. F. (2009). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. John Wiley & Sons.

Belfield, J. (2010). Using Gagne’s theory to teach chest X-ray interpretation. Clinical Teacher, 7(1), 5–8. aph.

Buscombe, C. (2013). Using Gagne’s theory to teach procedural skills. Clinical Teacher, 10(5), 302–307. aph.

Clark, R. C., & Mayer, R. E. (2011). E-learning and the science of instruction: Proven guidelines for consumers and designers of multimedia learning. John Wiley & Sons.

Cross, K. P., & Angelo, T. A. (1988). Classroom Assessment Techniques. A Handbook for Faculty.

Gagne, R. M., Wager, W. W., Golas, K. C., Keller, J. M., & Russell, J. D. (2005). Principles of instructional design. Performance Improvement, 44(2), 44–46.

Mayer, R. E. (2009). What neurosurgeons should discover about the science of learning. Clinical Neurosurgery, 56, 57–65.

Mayer, R. E. (2010). Applying the science of learning to medical education. Medical Education, 44, 543–549.

Prince, M. (2004). Does Active Learning Work? A Review of the Research. Journal of Engineering Education, 93(3), 223–231.