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Friday, July 8, 2016
Teaching and Learning Links of the Week: July 8, 2016
Teaching & Learning Links to See This Week
A roundup of four intriguing or informative posts and articles from the around the internet:
"Discussion Points and Protocols"
In this third installment of posts on classroom discussions, educator Lolita Paff shares some studies and her own thoughts on student motivation, class policies, and assessment techniques in a discussion. Be sure to also check out parts 1 and 2 of the series, linked in the post.
'Active learning' is a buzzword thrown around often these days-but what does it mean, beyond the strategies and teaching techniques? One professor argues that in order to truly help students learn, we must understand how they learn.
It's becoming easier than ever for students (both graduate and undergraduate) to share their academic thoughts and work with non-academics. How can we ensure that they recognize the relationship between scholarly and public practices and are effectively engaging in public discourse?