# Navigating Big Data

This activity embeds research, problem solving, and presentation skills to expand prior knowledge on big data.... Read more about Navigating Big Data

# Statistics Video Project

In EMR16, for the midterm and the final project, students have the choose of creating a 2 minute video that explains three statistical concepts to a novice.... Read more about Statistics Video Project

# Refreshers

This activity gets students in an active frame of mind at the start of section.... Read more about Refreshers

# Multiple Choice Midterm Review

In this midterm review activity, students practice answering multiple choice questions on a wide variety of topics by working in pairs to answer review questions for the midterm.... Read more about Multiple Choice Midterm Review

# Test Review on the Move

To prepare students for an exam, the teacher sets up essay questions on posters around the room for students to review. The movement helps keep energy up at the end of the semester.... Read more about Test Review on the Move

# Whiteboard Exam Review Session

Students are actively engaged in reviewing for an exam by a PowerPoint of quiz questions that they respond to on individual dry erase board.

# All Questions Valid

This activity emphasizes to students that each question is valid and worth more discussion by incorporating each question raised during section.... Read more about All Questions Valid

# Quick Polling for Data Assessments

This in-class activity is part of a public health course that incorporates assessment questions throughout the lecture as an activity-based learning technique.... Read more about Quick Polling for Data Assessments

Introduction/Background: In Emily Riehl's Topology I: Topological Spaces and the Fundamental Group, she uses a fun heads-up-seven-up style quiz to quickly engage students and test the level of confusion among the students. This activity not only helps students participate and actively take a part in their learning, but also assists the instructor in increasing the effectiveness of their lectures.

# Other Minds

"Other Minds" is a rolling twitter feed that students participate in during lecture.... Read more about Other Minds

# Tossing Clementines

In order to get students to participate in lecture, Pardis Sabeti throws clementines to anyone who answers a question correctly or incorrectly.... Read more about Tossing Clementines

# Astro-Jeopardy

To prepare for a midterm, students participated in a game of Jeopardy to test their knowledge, engage with the section, and boost their confidence.... Read more about Astro-Jeopardy

# Neurobiology Family Feud

In section for MCB 80, "Neurobiology of Behavior," students play a game similar to Family Feud to review material discussed in lecture.... Read more about Neurobiology Family Feud

# Library Podcast

After field trips to three different museums, students create a short 90 second podcast in which they discuss one object encountered. Through this project, students engage with primary artifacts and practice their communication skills.

# The Spectrum Game

Students compare and contrast different philosophers they have read in the course by locating them a spectrum based on various criteria.

# A Before and After Close Paper Reading: Hydrogeology Edition

Students read an advanced paper at the beginning of a course and compile a list of terms they do not understand. As the course progresses, the instructor defines these terms. At the end of the course, students re-read the initial paper to gain an appreciation of how much they have learned.

# Blitz Theses

Overview: Students respond to a quote by formulating for and against the position on the spot.