"Includes all the wisdom, inspiration and practical advice needed to implement TBL in the classroom." (Jane Connor, Professor Psychology)
provides theoretical frameworks and practical advice for implementing semester-long small group learning in college classrooms. The book is an excellent resource for faculty who are already using collaborative learning activities and who may be interested in developing even more engaged peer interactions and more extensive group projects." (Joy Shechtman Mankoff Center for Teaching & Learning
About the Author
Larry K. Michaelsen is Professor of Management at Central Missouri State University and is David Ross Boyd Professor Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma, a Carnegie Scholar, a Fulbright Senior Scholar, and former Editor of the Journal of Management Education
. He is active in faculty and staff development activities and has conducted workshops on teaching effectively with small groups in a wide variety of university and, corporate settings. Dr. Michaelsen has also received numerous college, university, and national awards for his outstanding teaching and for his pioneering work in two areas. One is the development of Team-Based Learning, a comprehensive small-group based instructional process that is now being used in over 80 academic disciplines and on over 200 campuses in the US and in eight foreign countries. The other is an Integrative Business Experience (IBE) program that links student learning in three core courses to their experience in creating and operating an actual start-up business whose profits are used to fund a hands-on community service project.
Arletta Bauman Knight received her doctorate in instructional communication from the University of Oklahoma and served as Associate Director of the Instructional Development Program at that institution (1992--2002).
L. Dee Fink joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma in 1976 with an appointment in Geography and Higher Education. In 1979 he established the Instructional Development Program at Oklahoma and has served as director of that program ever since.