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Evidence of Impact and Additional Literature

Student Groups

Davis, B. G., (2009). Chapter 21: Learning in Groups. In Tools for Teaching (Second ed., Higher and Adult Education Series, pp. 190-206). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishing.

Fink, L. D. (Ed.). (2004). Chapter 1: Beyond Small Groups. In Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups (pp. 3-26). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Persellin, D. C., & Daniels, M. B. (2014). Chapter 2: Actively Engaged Learning. In Improving Student Learning: Six Evidence-based Principles (pp. 23-42). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Course Design

Incorporating Elements of TBL in a Dartmouth Course. (n.d.). Retrieved August 2, 2017, from

Hagen, J. P., & Hagen, J. P. (n.d.). Chapter 5: Team-Based Learning in Physical Chemistry. In (Vol. Volume 1, ACS Symposium Series). Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Fink, L. D. (n.d.). A Self-Directed Guide to Designing Courses for Significant Learning. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Bowen, Ryan S., (2017). Understanding by Design. Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. Retrieved August 3, 2017 from

Sibley, J., & Spiridonoff, S. (n.d.). Introduction to Team-based Learning. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Wiggins, G. P., McTighe, J. (2005). Chapter 1: What is Backward Design. In Understanding by Design (Expanded 2nd ed). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

The National Center for Academic Transformation: Six Models of Course Redesign. (n.d.). Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Evidence of Success

Travis, L., Hudson, N. W., Henricks-Lepp, G. M., Street, W. S., & Weidenbenner, J. (2016). Team-Based Learning Improves Course Outcomes in Introductory Psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 43(2), 99-107. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Stein, R. E., Colyer, C. J., & Manning, J. (2015). Student Accountability in Team-based Learning Classes. Teaching Sociology, 44(1), 28-38. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Sample Syllabi

Pinhal-Enfield, G. (n.d.). Syllabus, Basic Histology, Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Lindberg, T. (n.d.). Course Syllabus, American Political Parties and Groups (RPOS 334). Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Gustafson, K. (n.d.). Course Syllabus, Introduction to Journalism (BIS 204-A). Retrieved August 3, 2017, from

Related Websites

Team-based Learning Collaborative. (n.d.). Retrieved August 03, 2017, from

J L, "Summaries of Learning Theories and Models," in Learning Theories, June 30, 2017,