Monthly Archives: May 2015

Fostering Student Learning through the Use of Debates

By Laura Trujillo-Jenks, PhD, and Lisa Rosen, PhD There are many ways to get students engaged in a classroom, but when topics are controversial or taboo, students may shy away from sharing their thoughts on the subject. In contrast, some … Continue reading

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Reality Check: Helping to Manage Student Expectations

August 20, 2014 By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog Most students begin college, the academic year, and new courses motivated and optimistic. Many first-year students expect to do well because they were successful in high school. Some are … Continue reading

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