2018 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning

2018 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning — from educause.edu      

Co-creativity and collaboration

It’s been a playful few weeks in LTI, starting with Chrissi Nerantzi from Manchester Metropolitan University presenting a workshop on playful and creative learning in […]

Worth Sharing: Why I Stopped Writing on My Students’ Papers

A professor decides it’s time to reconceive how he comments on essay assignments. This is GREAT! I have taken to requiring my students to do […]

Paying for Personalized Learning [Schaffhauser]

Paying for Personalized Learning — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: Just how much does it cost to set up a personalized learning plan for […]

Faculty Learning Communities: Making the Connection, Virtually [Atwell, Cottom, Martino, & Ombres]

Faculty Learning Communities: Making the Connection, Virtually — from by Angela Atwell, Cristina Cottom, Lisa Martino, and Sara Ombres Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Research has shown […]

Thousands of teachers caught cheating in exams

I have long thought that the way to change the problem of cheating in exams (and assignments) is to reduce the risk associated with any […]

Another example of the Randomness of Grades

I Can’t Answer These Texas Standardized Test Questions About My Own Poems | The Huffington Post Source: I Can’t Answer These Texas Standardized Test Questions […]

Worth Sharing: Education Is Performance Art

The first job of a teacher is to make the student fall in love with the subject. That doesn’t have to be done by waving […]

How to Use Questions to Promote Student Learning [Benson]

How to Use Questions to Promote Student Learning — from scholarlyteacher.com by Spencer Benson Excerpt: Developing Faculty Generated Questions Developing good questions that enhance student […]

The Randomness of Grades: Are all ‘B’s the Same?

Last time we looked at how different a score of 75% can be, depending on which 75% the student got right in an exam where […]

Grades: The Random Factor, Problem 2

Problem 1, as outlined yesterday is that we really have no objective way of ensuring that our exams actually ‘cover’ the course content. Now, what […]

The Randomness of Grades: What is an ‘A’ Student?

We all have a sense of what an ‘A’ Student is. They are the ones who have earned our top marks, of course. But comparing […]

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