# Selectorate-Electorate Game

In-class interactive game between students playing a modification of the "selectorate-electorate" game. This game has a leader distributing private and public benefits, and others voting.... Read more about Selectorate-Electorate Game

# Experiments in the News

In this homework activity, students use a BBC article to identify and evaluate the elements of an experiment.... Read more about Experiments in the News

# Sesame Street Interactive Quiz

Children were randomly selected to be encouraged to watch Sesame Street.  This interactive quiz asks: Which plot shows the randomized encouragement and which shows actual watching?... Read more about Sesame Street Interactive Quiz

# Clickers in Statistics

In this repeating activity, clickers are used in lecture to test for understanding and encourage participation.  Professor David Harrington uses "clicker questions" 3 times per lecture to engage students directly with material.... Read more about Clickers in Statistics

# Logic Problem Sets

Professor Ned Hall's students learn logic in an interactive, engaging way.  Problem sets are done on deductivelogic.org, where students can immediately see how they are doing.... Read more about Logic Problem Sets

# College Tuition Costs

In this homework assignment, students take as a starting point President Obama's speech at the University of Michigan about the cost of tuition and student debt and, using concepts from the readings and data online, get into depth about the nature of college tuition and student debt.

# Incentivizing Proofs

In Math 23a and Math23b, Professor Paul Bamberg provides opportunities for students to practice proofs.... Read more about Incentivizing Proofs

# Interactive Group Math

Every aspect of Math 121 is highly interactive: Students spend most of class time working in groups on problems and they then present their work and discuss as a class.  Each student is responsible for some part of the in-class problems.... Read more about Interactive Group Math

# Section Presentations

In the 2008 offering of Math 154, Professor Paul Bamberg had small weekly sections where students prepared problems from the textbook in advance, which they presented for each other.... Read more about Section Presentations

# Strategic Practice Problems

In Statistics 110, Professor Joe Blitzstein provides students "strategic practice problems," arranged by topic which help then do the problem set.... Read more about Strategic Practice Problems

# 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

# Watching a Swedish Commercial

In Swedish Aa, Ursula Lindqvist and Suzanne Martin have their students watch a commercial for a major Swedish food chain on YouTube in order to practice helping verbs and adjectives while working on listening comprehension and being exposed to Swedish television.... Read more about Watching a Swedish Commercial

# Swedish Music Videos

In this activity, Swedish Aa students view music videos of Swedish pop songs ("Ingen vill veta" and "Du vill så du kan") to practice helping verbs and as a prompt for in-class language practice.

# 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

# Probability Games

In Nathan Kaplan's general education course EMR 14, "Fat Chance," students play games to connect the probability concepts learned in lecture to some fun activities that the students are familiar with. On some broader level, the goal is to see that probability is at work in lots of situations outside of the somewhat artificial classroom setting.... Read more about Probability Games

# 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