A roundup of four intriguing or informative posts and articles from the around the internet:
"Retention in the Trenches"
"Studies show that one of the most important factors affecting students’ persistence and success is the quality of their classroom experience." A few practical ways that instructors can make an impact.
The University of Oregon and other institutions are aiming to make introductory science courses engaging, not intimidating, through the use of a variety of active learning strategies and course re-designs.