One of the activities I most struggle with as an instructor of visual communications is getting students to give thoughtful and detailed critiques of their fellow students’ work. The critique process for students is challenging for several reasons.
The next stage in the PHExcel initiative is the development of a Quality Framework for Professional Higher Education Excellence responding to what constitutes PHE in Europe and complying with the overarching basis for ...
When it comes to technology in the classroom, phrases like “faculty resistance” and the importance of getting “faculty buy-in” are tossed around with great frequency. But is that perception still valid?
Stop Lecturing Me Scientific American As reported in a 2012 study by the National Academy of Sciences and in a detailed review published online in May in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, this approach improves learning...
Guest blogger Victor Small, Jr. offers four practical tips for getting comfortable with blended learning: don't assume every kid is a tech wiz, be wary of online textbooks, use PowerPoint sparingly, and encourage student-to-student communication.
I am doing a bit of consulting later in the week, and one of my tasks is to make a few predictions about education in 2024. My part of the day is focused upon alternate and micro-credentialing. With that in mind, here are five predictions.
“I just cram for the exam and then forget everything.” “If I can just get this last paper done I am in the clear.” Comments like these make us cringe, but we all know the external factors that motivate students: grades, grades, grades.
If you don't believe us, consider this: Few things highlight the need for deep, quality professional development like the hiccups experienced during rollouts of Common Core State Standards and 1:1 device deployments.