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Large Classes

While the the resources for teaching large classes provided on this page are comprehensive, they have been reviewed by the CIIA and deemed exceptionally useful. To assist in your perusal, these resources are grouped on this page in the following categories:

Advance Planning & Management | Assessment & Grading | Building Classroom Community | Discussion & Interaction | Lecturing to Large Classes

Relevant Books

Advance Planning & Management

(See also: Teaching Tips, Course Design and Development)

   Assessment & Grading

(See also: Teaching Tips, Assessment and Grading)

   Building Classroom Community
   Discussion & Interaction

(See also: Teaching Tips, Active Learning)

   Lecturing to Large Classes

** The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Iowa State University created a series of videos related to creating a positive learning environment on day one of the term. Dr. Corly Brooke, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at ISU believes that regardless of class size, it is important to welcome the students, set clear expectations and create an environment that is conducive to learning. Watch all the video clips to see what works well for her.


Mentioned relevant books may be available through the CIIA's Lending Library or Wilson Library.