Gives an abundance of practical advice on how active learning techniques can be used by teachers across the disciplines. Using real-life examples, the authors discuss how various small-group exercises, simulations, and case studies can be blAnded with the technological and human resources available outside the classroom. The book is engagingly written for all classroom teachers.
--Stephen Brookfield, distinguished professor of education, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
CHET MEYERS is professor of humanities at Metropolitan State University, Minnesota, where he also served as coordinator of faculty development for ten years. He is author of Teaching Students to Think Critically (Jossey-Bass, 1986). THOMAS B. JONES is professor of history at Metropolitan State University. He is a contributing author to Educating Managers (Jossey-Bass, 1986).