Category: Student Learning

Resource of the Month

This month’s resource, An Analysis of the Effect of Student Prepared Notecards on Exam Performance, is found in College Teaching. The article, written by Daniel M. Settlage and Jim R. Wollscheid, examines the effect of student-prepared notecards on student performance. According to its website, the journal “provides an interdisciplinary academic forum on issues in teaching …

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Resource of the Month

This month’s resource, Students as Partners in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, is found in the International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (IJ-SOTL). The essay, written by Kevin M. Bonney, examines how faculty might “engage undergraduate students in SoTL research-based learning…” According to its website, IJ-SOTL is published by the Centers …

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Resource of the Month

December’s resource, Making Meaning from Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs): Seeing Beyond Our Own Horizons, is found in Teaching and Learning Inquiry (TLI). The article, written by Carina Jia Yan Zhu, Diana White, Janet Rankin, and Christina Jean Davison, examines how faculty members make sense of student evaluations.  According to its website, TLI “publishes insightful …

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Resource of the Month

Instead of focusing on a particular journal article this month, November’s Resource of the Month is another online teaching and learning resource. The Scholarly Teacher Blog, which is associated with the International Teaching Learning Cooperate (ITLC), invites readers to “purposefully pause, think critically, reflect on your teaching and your students’ learning.” Recent posts have focused …

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Faculty Reflections

Using Images to Mediate Critical Thinking and Dialogue Jeremy Fyke, Assistant Professor Department of Communication Studies “What do you see?” “What comes to mind here?” As instructors, these are two simple, yet powerful, prompts we can use to generate discussion. Yet, as we all know, what we think are sure-fire good prompts don’t always work …

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Resource of the Month

October’s resource, Participatory Pedagogy: Oral History in the Service-Learning Classroom, is found in the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. The article, written by Elena Foulis , describes how using oral history as a pedagogical tool in service-learning courses can provide an opportunity for students, faculty, and community stakeholders to engage in participatory pedagogy. …

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