“What’s no longer deemed as effective is lecturing compared to the alternative of active learning. Many faculty members don’t use much active learning even though many now acknowledge that they should. This article offers four ways to get started or to move forward in your use of active learning.”
Drafting a novel in a month is great training for perseverance and overcoming procrastination.
Part two of a two-part article on using rhetorical analysis to improve the design of your digital creations.
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“I never thought about learning to ski. I lacked context; I didn’t see myself as a skier. Many students may feel a similar disconnect if they believe a course’s content is personally irrelevant. In order to facilitate learning, coaches and teachers must break through this divide. “
High quality discussion needs “to be nurtured through clear expectations, carefully crafted questions, timely and useful feedback, and creative facilitation.”
In which two Princeton professors introduce how they used “argument mapping” to help students learn to think in ways particular to their discipline.
If you write, if you teach writing, if you encourage any other people to write, you (and they) should have Scrivener. You can get it here for Macs, for Windows, and now for smartphones. It costs about $40 and is worth every penny. It will change your writing life. From The New York Times: “Our redeemer […]