Facilitating Classroom Discussions
Educational Research on the Impact of Classroom Discussion
- Science article: “Why Peer Discussion Improves Student Performance on In-Class Concept Questions”
M. K. Smith, W. B. Wood, W. K. Adams, C. Wieman, J. K. Knight, N. Guild, T. T. Su, Science, 2009, 323 (5910), 122-124.
- Journal of Learning Sciences article: “The Effect of Instructional Explanations on Learning From Scientific Texts”
E.B. Coleman, A.L. Brown, I.D. Rivkin, Volume 6, Journal of Learning Sciences, 1997, 4, 347-365.
Tools for Facilitating Effective Classroom Discussion
Structure of Classroom Discussion
Structuring Classroom Discussion in Your Class
Designing Questions for Classroom Discussion
- American Journal of Physics article: “Designing effective questions for classroom response system teaching” I.D. Beatty, W.J. Gerace, W.J. Leonard, R. J. Dufresne, American Journal of Physics, 2006, 74 (1), 31-39.