Jim Sibley is the Director of the Centre for Instructional Support at the Faculty of Applied Science at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He has thirty years experience in faculty development, facilitation, and educational software development.
"The book is full of practical advice, however, which is
well-grounded in literature about teaching and learning so that
faculty members who are hesitant to transform a course to TBL can
still benefit from reading (advice such as how to write effective
multiple choice questions and how to facilitate discussions).
...after reviewing the book, I am motivated to try this model in my
"The book does a terrific job of covering all the basics, but it also does much more. In almost every page, it sprinkles in amazingly helpful tidbits. The icing on the cake are the quotes and vignettes that make the ideas come to life. In every chapter, I found a number of ideas that I will be using to improve my own teaching--and so will you."--Larry K. Michaelsen