Archive: Sep 2018

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10 Key Points About Active Learning

For well over a decade, I’ve been exploring the science of learning, cognitive neuroscience, research on memory and studies of pedagogy, as well as reading everything I can get my hands on having to do with techniques and methods for meaningful, engaged classrooms.

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The Chronicle’s Best Ideas for Teaching

The 10 articles in this collection describes innovative teaching strategies—not just high-tech ones, but low-tech ones, like peer instruction, faculty learning communities, and reconsideration of the canon.

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What a New Professor Learned After His First Class

When a new professor starts teaching, the learning curve can be steep — even for people who have done remarkable things outside academe.