40th Year Archive

18 Jan, 2017

Teaching Applied Education Courses Online

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Volume XXXIX, No. 1 | January 19, 2017 Teaching Applied Education Courses Online There is growing demand for online courses in higher education, and applied education courses are no exception. This alternate mode of delivery leverages advances in information and communication technology to increase the geographical reach of education and training. Not only does [...]

28 Nov, 2016

Using a New Tool in a New Way

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 29 | December 1, 2016 Using a New Tool in a New Way Many students find studying difficult, perhaps because they’ve never been taught how to study. There is ample evidence that shows repeated exposure to course material, especially in different contexts, helps move course material into long-term memory (Baddeley, [...]

19 Oct, 2016

What You May Teach Without Knowing It

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 24 | October 20, 2016 What You May Teach Without Knowing It Consider the things you learn without being fully aware that you are actually learning them. For instance, what can you learn from simply walking into a new building for the first time? With everyone and everything you observe, [...]

3 May, 2016

Thought for the Week Wednesdays: Making Connections in Minutes

By |2018-12-04T16:15:16+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Volume XXXV, No. 15 | May 3, 2013 Thought for the Week Wednesdays: Making Connections in Minutes Can five minutes of classroom time once a week really make a difference? I set out to answer this question as I sought to improve retention and student success in my pre-curriculum reading classes. I [...]

22 Apr, 2016

How Students Can—and Should—Contribute to the Rubric Creation Process

By |2018-12-04T16:17:33+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XXXVIII, No. 13 | April 22, 2016 How Students Can—and Should—Contribute to the Rubric Creation Process I was in a kindergarten classroom a few weeks ago and was mesmerized by a rubric that was detailed on a large flipchart at the back of the room. It was titled “My Star Paper” [...]

19 Feb, 2016

Strategies to Advance Learning Outcomes in the Non-Science Major Biology Classroom

By |2018-12-04T16:18:04+00:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XXXVIII, No. 5 | February 19, 2016 Strategies to Advance Learning Outcomes in the Non-Science Major Biology Classroom As many college science instructors do, I have encountered additional challenges to successfully teaching assigned concepts to non-science majors. To better prepare for these classes, I glance through my notes from prior semesters and [...]