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Active learning, active pushback, and what we should take away from a new study of student perceptions

Posted in Higher Education, and Student Success

To most of us with an interest in such things, the idea that active learning = good is not exactly new. So what is world-rocking about what Deslauriers and colleagues did?

Baby steps toward better endings: Ringing out the semester with grace

Posted in Student Success

When I write about classroom atmosphere, it’s usually about ways to open the semester strong: setting high standards and an expectation that the class will be challenging, getting feedback out to students as soon as practical.