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Michaelsen, L.K., Knight, A. B. & Fink, A. B. Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching (2004) and Michaelsen, L.K., Parmalee, D. X., McMahon, K. K. & Levine, R. E. Team-Based Learning in Health Professions Education (2008). Both books are published by Stylus, Arlington, VA.

McInerney, M. J. & Fink. L. D. (2003). Team-based learning enhances long-term retention and critical thinking in an undergraduate microbial physiology course. Microbial Education. 4(1), 3-12. Michaelsen, L.K., Three Keys to Using Learning Groups Effectively. Teaching Excellence: Toward the Best in the Academy, 9, 1998. POD Network, Ames, IA, 1998.), Sweet, M. and L. K. Michaelsen (2007). “How group dynamics research can inform the theory and practice of postsecondary small group learning.” Educational Psychology Review 19(1): pp 31-47.

Websites (the “official” TBL site), (a site for health professions educators) and, (a site for engineering educators).
Each of these sites has multiple sub-sections many of which have valuable resources for educators from any discipline.

TBL Listserv
Anyone can sign up for this listserv from main page. It currently has approximately 200 people, 20 percent of whom live outside the U.S. It usually has an active dialogue when people pose questions.

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