Friday, June 3, 2016

Teaching and Learning Links of the Week: June 3, 2016

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

"Six Ways to Improve Your Department's Teaching Climate"
Do you want to bring teaching and learning issues and ideas into focus within your department, but aren't sure how? This article offers some strategies to get you started.

"Early Engagement in Course-Based Research Increases Graduation Rates and Completion of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Degrees"
The results of the most definitive study to date to measure long-term student outcomes associated with their early participation in course-based undergraduate research experiences.

"Small Changes in Teaching: Space it Out"
In this final entry in a series of articles about the power of making small changes in your teaching, Lang presents the argument for cumulative exams - not just at the end, but throughout the semester.

"What's Transfer, and Why is it So Hard to Achieve?"
The first in a two-part series, this post examines the concept of "near transfer" - the application of information to something very similar, but in a new and different way. In what circumstances can we help students acheive near transfer?
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