Friday, August 5, 2016

Teaching & Learning Links of the Week: August 5, 2016

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

"Remembering to Learn: Five Factors for Improving Recall"
A professor of cognitive psychology shares her strategies for teaching students information from basic memory research, tips that are helpful for students of all disciplines.

"Where Open Textbooks Are Used"
A recent study finds that the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) is on the rise in introductory courses.

"Opting for Renewable Assessments"
Would your students be open to completing assignments that "add value to the world in some way," as opposed to "disposable" that are completed and then discarded? David Wiley argues for the former.

"Jedi Mind Tricks in the Classroom"
Gathered from the Chronicle of Higher Education's discussion forums, professors share their best tips and tricks for going about motivating students in a different way.

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