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    Research: Classroom Assessment, Reflection, & Feedback

    A literature review suggests that taking a formative, frequent approach to learning assessment throughout the semester to check on student progress can improve student understanding of course and assignment expectations, as well as prompt deeper individual reflection. 

    Research: The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard

    Researchers found that students who took notes on laptops performed worse on conceptual questions than students who took notes longhand, likely because computers encourage verbatim transcription rather than synthesis.

    Research: Optimally Interacting Minds

    Findings suggest that collaboration can lead to overconfidence, making it especially important for individuals to communicate their level of confidence and be willing to consider new information.

    Research: Enhancing teaching and learning through dialogue: a student and staff partnership model

    Researchers describe and analyze a model for developing student–staff partnerships to enhance teaching and learning, where students act as consultants providing timely and focused feedback to instructors on aspects of their practice, finding that face-to-face follow-up meetings produced the best...

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    Research: Research Trends in Science Education from 2008 to 2012: A systematic content analysis of publications in selected journals

    Argumentation is a discourse through which knowledge claims are individually and collaboratively constructed and evaluated in the light of empirical or theoretical evidence. In science education, it is considered to be a core practice that can empower students develop their reasoning skills either... Read more about Research: Research Trends in Science Education from 2008 to 2012: A systematic content analysis of publications in selected journals

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