Friday, November 18, 2016

Teaching & Learning Links of the Week: Nov. 18, 2016

A roundup of four intriguing posts and articles from around the Internet.

Teaching Students How to Manage Feedback

Feedback is central to learning, yet some students struggle to utilize instructor feedback effectively. This article details a framework for thinking about different types of feedback and provides three tips for instructors interested in teaching their students how to best manage feedback.

Stop Assigning Team Projects...Unless...

Many instructors assign team projects for all the right reasons, but the teamwork students engage in ends up being less than ideal. This post encourages instructors assigning team projects to first teach students how to work in teams, and it provides several tips for how to do this effectively.

The Vitae Bookshelf: Kevin Gannon

Kevin Gannon, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Grand View University, details his five favorite books on teaching and learning.

'Augmented Intelligence' for Higher Ed

IBM is partnering with Pearson and Blackboard to bring the cognitive computing power of Watson to higher education. What role might Watson play in higher ed, and when? This article discusses what is currently known about the project.

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