Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Teaching & Learning Links to See This Week
A roundup of four intriguing or informative posts and articles from the around the internet:

"Encouraging Participation in Your Classroom"
Strategies for getting students to speak up.

"Is There a Lecture Learning Gap?"
Are some students pre-disposed to gain more from lectures than others?

"In Defense of Continuous Exposition by the Teacher"
"According to the research, if your understanding of “lecture” involves engaging students in discussion and interaction during class, then you should keep lecturing. It’s “continuous exposition by the teacher” that’s the problem."

"Tweeting in Higher Education: Best Practices"
How to use this social media tool effectively in your course.

"What Can People Do to Get Better at Learning?"
A brief overview of some of the scientific research behind improving learning.

Do you know of an interesting article that you would like to share with the ATLE community? Let us know! Email atle@usf.edu

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