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We often wonder what we can do to help students engage with the material so they can learn it at a deeper level. Students don’t make that an easy task. They arrive in class having not read the material or having not thought about it in meaningful ways, and that keeps them from being engaged in class.
Several years ago, I read George Kuh’s article “What Student Engagement Data Tell Us about College Readiness,” in which he writes, “Students who talk about substantive matters with faculty and peers are challenged to perform at high levels, and receive frequent feedback on their performance typically get better grades, are more satisfied with college, and are more likely to persist” (Peer Review, January 1, 2007, p. 4; italics mine). Here are three ways I try to provide feedback that engages students and not overwhelm myself with grading tasks in the process.
I recently came across this infographic on learning theory on the most excellent blog, TeachThought. As you can see, with the digital age, a new theory of learning has emerged called Connectivism. it is a theory advanced by George Siemens that is based ...
A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his product through stories instead of benefits and bullet points, sign-ups went through the roof. Here he shares the science of why storytelling is so uniquely powerful.
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Often, getting people involved in a venture is the biggest challenge in executing any project. We come across this situation in many aspects of our life – personal or professional. We know what we need to do, how to do it and the results we hope to accomplish, yet we are clueless about... http://elearningfeeds.com/motivational-techniques-in-e-learning/