3 Ways to Boost Psychology Undergraduates Confidence in Job-Ready Skills

Do psychology undergraduates have job-ready skills?  Many professors believe their graduates are skilled and ripe for the job marketplace, but students don’t feel as confident. […]

YouTube’s algorithm hacked a human vulnerability, setting a dangerous precedent [Birmingham]

YouTube’s algorithm hacked a human vulnerability, setting a dangerous precedent — from which-50.com by Andrew Birmingham Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Even as YouTube’s recommendation algorithm was […]

Discussion questions, sketchnotes, research articles & more re: “Make it Stick” [retrievalpractice.org]

From retrievalpractice.org regarding the “Make it Stick” book, this link includes: Discussion questions for each chapter Sketchnotes for each chapter Additional readings and research articles

5 Years Since Starbucks Offered to Help Baristas Attend College, How Many Have Graduated? [Koenig]

5 Years Since Starbucks Offered to Help Baristas Attend College, How Many Have Graduated? — from edsurge.com by Rebecca Koenig Excerpts: …nearly 3,000 Starbucks employees […]

“Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental” [APA] + 5 other items on the lack of support for learning styles

Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental — from apa.org Many people believe learning styles predict academic and career success, study finds Excerpts: WASHINGTON — […]

Recommended books from RetrievalPractice.org

Recommended books from RetrievalPractice.org Check out our recommended books and reports that describe research on the science of learning and provide practical tips for classroom […]

This article discusses the serious amount of age discrimination going on out there!

3 million older Americans can’t find high-paying jobs, and it has nothing to do with skills. Here’s the one barrier they face that no one’s […]

American students have changed their majors [Fox]

American students have changed their majors — from bloomberg.com by Justin Fox Health professions are in, education and the humanities are out. Here are some […]

Using Field Trips Live to Explore Psychology as a Career

BGL’s Field Trips Live (FTLs) are changing education for a changing world. Students now have access to the highest quality educators and experiences no matter […]

Learning Engineering and the need for “Learning Engineers”

From DSC: From Mary Grush’s recent article re: Learning Engineering, I learned that back in the late 1960’s, Herbert Simon believed there would be value […]

Executive Function Deficits Determine Student Achievement [Friedman]

Executive Function Deficits Determine Student Achievement — from thejournal.com by Sara Friedman A new report finds the achievement gap tends to widen with students having […]

A new idea for a show! Would *you* watch this? [Christian]

From DSC: Not too long ago, I really enjoyed watching a program on PBS regarding America’s 100 most-loved books, entitled, “The Great American Read.”   […]

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