Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. [Johnson]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. — from arstechnica.com by Scott Johnson Excerpt: Instead, the […]

How to Draw Attention in Video Lectures

Video lectures are one of the most promising teaching materials in online learning. And you may have already recorded many educational videos. Having to do […]

Math visuals

Math Visuals — from mathvisuals.wordpress.com Examples:        

Summary of the #LrnSciChat on 19 February 2019 on Dual Coding in Learning and Teaching.

Summary of the #LrnSciChat on 19 February 2019 on Dual Coding in Learning and Teaching. — from wakelet.com   Dual coding is simply combining verbal […]

Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’ [Young]

Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’ — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpts: Eyler: That is […]

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 […]

6 key trends to 21st century teaching [edsurge.com]

6 key trends to 21st century teaching — from edsurge.com Excerpt: It’s popular these days to complain that college teaching hasn’t changed in hundreds of […]

Survey: Online, blended dominate today’s learning environments [Kelly]

Survey: Online, Blended Dominate Today’s Learning Environments — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly In our latest Teaching with Technology Survey, the vast majority of faculty […]

Interesting thoughts on what an alternative syllabus could look like

From DSC: The article below relays some interesting thoughts on what an alternative syllabus could look like. It kind of reminds me of a digital […]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online [Stachowiak]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online — from edsurge.com by Bonni Stachowiak (Columnist) Excerpt: Dear Bonni: I’m wanting […]

EdTechs and Instructional Designers—What’s the Difference? [Reid]

EdTechs and Instructional Designers—What’s the Difference? — from er.educause.edu by Pat Reid Excerpt: Both edtechs and instructional designers (IDs) work with computer systems and programs, […]

Peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, & interleaving can boost retention. [edutopia]

Humans are hardwired to forget. But research shows that strategies like peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, and interleaving can boost retention. pic.twitter.com/0IVVz2M3FJ — edutopia (@edutopia) December […]

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