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Instruction related materials
The library collections include materials related to instruction. Use the links below to execute a quick search over the catalog for relevant materials:
Articles about D.I. in higher education by subjectg
Mok, H. N. (2012). Student usage patterns and perceptions for differentiated lab exercises in an undergraduate programming course. IEEE Transactions On Education, 55(2), 213-217. (Order through InterLibrary Loan.)
Konstantinou-Katzi, P., Tsolaki, E., Meletiou-Mavrotheris, M., & Koutselini, M. (2013). Differentiation of teaching and learning mathematics: An action research study in tertiary education. International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science & Technology, 44(3), 332-349. (Order through InterLibrary Loan.)
Chamberlin, M., & Powers, R. (2010). The promise of differentiated instruction for enhancing the mathematical understandings of college students. Teaching Mathematics & Its Applications, 29(3), 113-139.
Ernst, H. R., & Ernst, T. L. (2005). The promise and pitfalls of differentiated instruction for undergraduate political science courses: Student and instructor impressions of an unconventional teaching strategy. Journal Of Political Science Education, 1(1), 39-59.
Joseph, S., Thomas, M., Simonette, G., & Ramsook, L. (2013). The impact of differentiated instruction in a teacher education setting: Successes and challenges. International Journal Of Higher Education, 2(3), 28-40.
Santangelo, T., & Tomlinson, C. (2008). The application of differentiated instruction in postsecondary environments: Benefits, challenges, and future directions. International Journal Of Teaching & Learning In Higher Education, 20(3), 307-323.
Library Resources for Differentiating Instruction
The library provides resources that may be of assistance when looking for ways to differentiate instruction to meet a variety of learning needs. Some of the types of resources are detailed below.
Not finding what you are looking for? Please contact the liaison librarian for the subject area! The library stives to be a resource for meeting the information needs of all students!
Films on Demand
VAST: Academic Video Online
- With VAST, add video content to instruction;
- Most have transcripts which can be used as captioning, for navigation, and as a search tool;
- Create clips of just the desired content from the films;
Put links to a movie in a Blackboard session for a class (for example: Dialogue Understanding of Healing, An Indigenous Healer and Western Psychology)
- Embed the movie in a Web page:
Journal Databases' Tools
EBSCOhost provides language translation and spoken word readings of html content (example: Styles of thinking as a basis for differentiated instruction).
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