Into Practice Research

Below is a list of research articles referenced in Into Practice, a biweekly communication distributed to active instructors during the academic year which highlights the pedagogical practices of individual faculty members from across schools and delivers timely, evidence-based teaching advice.

Research: Boundary crossing – A theoretical framework to understand the operational dynamics of industry-school partnerships

In this study, industry-school partnerships (ISPs) were mutually beneficial because of boundary-crossing. Industry-based curriculums and curriculum development, and enhanced school-to-work transition were two major outcomes for the three industry sectors included in the current study, i.e.,... Read more about Research: Boundary crossing – A theoretical framework to understand the operational dynamics of industry-school partnerships

Research: Flipped Classroom Model in Calculus II

This article on the use of flipped classrooms combined with problem-based learning in a calculus course showed that students, in general, took the flipped classroom as a positive learning experience with slightly better performance as compared with students in traditional lecturing classrooms.

Research: Microbe Magazine analysis of C.R.E.A.T.E strategy

This article analyzes the benefits of using the C.R.E.A.T.E. strategy, including to engage students in the research process, to enable faculty to focus on scientific thinking in class, and to prepare students for 21st-century science.

Research: C.R.E.A.T.E Transform Understanding of Science

The C.R.E.A.T.E. (Consider, Read, Elucidate the hypothesis, Analyze and interpret the data, and Think of the next Experiment) approach to scientific literature and experiment helps demystify and humanize the process of scientific experimentation.

Research: A Guide to Incorporating Social-Emotional Learning in the College Classroom: Busting Anxiety, Boosting Ability

This article on how to incorporate Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) in higher education provides a holistic review on the importance of SEL to 1) college classrooms through reducing students’ stress and anxiety, and improving their learning experience and performance, and 2) other areas of students... Read more about Research: A Guide to Incorporating Social-Emotional Learning in the College Classroom: Busting Anxiety, Boosting Ability

Research: Social Pedagogies

This article on “social pedagogies” shows how engaging students with “authentic audiences” is crucial for understanding key (and often difficult) concepts in a course. 

Research: Teamwork That Works

This article provides tips on how to guide and structure students on group work assignments to make the most of collaboration. 

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