Group Link Post 01/22/2016
What Kind of Feedback Helps Students Who Are Doing Poorly?
“Students perform poorly in our courses for a variety of reasons. Here are some students you’ve likely encountered over the years, as well as a few ideas on the type of feedback that best helps them turn things around. “
The First Day of Class: A Once-a-Semester Opportunity
“There’s only one first day of class. Here are some ideas for taking advantage of opportunities that are not available in the same way on any other day of the course. “
Nine Ways to Improve Class Discussions
“I once heard class discussions described as “transient instructional events.” They pass through the class, the course, and the educational experiences of students with few lingering effects. Ideas are batted around, often with forced participation; students don’t take notes; and then the discussion ends—it runs out of steam or the class runs out of time. If asked a few days later about the exchange, most students would be hard-pressed to remember anything beyond what they themselves might have said, if that. So this post offers some simple suggestions for increasing the impact of the discussions that occur in our courses.”
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