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Newton Gresham Library and the Professional and Academic Center for Excellence (PACE) have partnered to provide resources to support your professional growth. The collection includes recommended e-books, articles, RSS feeds of the most current research on the topic, and lists of print materials housed in the library or available online.
Use the menu on the left to access resources on Active Learning, Distance Instruction, and Leadership.
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Library E-books on Active Learning
To access ebooks, click on the book title and then select the blue "Online Content" button. If you are off campus, you will need to use your SHSU login information.
Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning by
Publication Date: 2009-10-31
The Handbook provides a comprehensive view of conventional and innovative e-learning. Presenting cutting-edge research, case studies and best practices, this defining reference incorporates the latest and most discussed Web 2.0 technologies in learning and practice.
Publication Date: 2002-09-01
Beyond the hype of online learning lies a straightforward question: how do you really deliver worthwhile learning online? This book, based on action research, provides a simple answer to this fundamental question by exploring a key technique that enables teachers and learners to use available technologies happily and successfully.
The Multiplayer Classroom by
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
Select the "Online Content" button near the Holdings Box to access the item.
Beyond Learning by Doing by
Publication Date: 2011-08-18
What is experiential education? What are it theoretical roots? Where does this approach come from? Offering a fresh and distinctive take, this book is about going beyond "learning by doing" through an exploration of its underlying theoretical currents.
Inquiry-Guided Learning by
Publication Date: 2012-04-10
Is inquiry-guided learning a universal answer for various teaching and learning ills in higher education? With eight institutional case studies drawn from colleges and universities in English-speaking countries, this volume provides a clear description of inquiry-guided learning based on best practice. New Directions for Teaching and Learning offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.
Library Books on Experiential Learning
Experiential Learning by
Call Number: BF318.5 .B43 2006 & Online Resource
Publication Date: 2006-05-03
This handbook pulls together for the first time both the theory and the practice of experiential learning and all types of learning that employ activity-based experience. Based on sound theoretical underpinning, and making full use of examples and guidance for successful implementation, Experiential Learning enables readers to unlease some of the more potent indgredients of learning through experience.
A Handbook of Reflective and Experiential Learning by
Call Number: Online Resource
Publication Date: 2004-04-23
Reflective and experiential learning are now common currency in education and training and are recognized as important tools. This handbook acts as an essential guide to understanding and using these techniques in instructional contexts.
Playing with Purpose by
Publication Date: 2011-06-01
Playing with Purpose shows how a facilitator, coach, manager, people developer or trainer can invent or reinvigorate an artificial learning experience and make it so much more than a game.The authors understand that a sustainable, creative approach to experiential learning produces an active experience that is memorable.