Tags » Instruction

Legal Analytics Tools Available Through the PLRC

Did you know that the Pritzker Legal Research Center provides access to numerous legal analytics tools?  Researchers can use these tools to, among other things, (1) learn more about the writing and decision patterns of judges, (2) review the litigation portfolio of law firms, and (3) make sure their briefs and memoranda are not missing any important cases or citing cases that have been reversed.   694 more words

Library Resources

Reward Systems May Not Motivate Learners

Cobb and Whitney’s research (2011) stressed that “contingent rewards initially undermine intrinsic motivation”, while non-contingent rewards may prompt readers to select easy reads (p. 90). My son, Nolan, is an avid fiction reader. 310 more words

Class Report: ENGL 216, 21 February 2018

For the final meeting of the session, class time was given over wholly to the course’s institution-mandated final exam. No other activities were conducted on site, although the classroom, Rm. 57 more words


Reflection on Reading in the 20th Century

What is the difference between the look-say and the phonics approaches to teaching reading. What did the first grade studies tell us about these methods? 794 more words

Winter Sketch Walk-Burlington ON

Winter can be a great time to get out sketch outdoors. Oh sure it can be cold, but it can also be sunny and beautiful. I ventured outside on a nice day not too long ago to do a Sketch Walk in Burlington Ontario where I live. 81 more words

Bruce Outridge

3C Framework for Deep Learning

This framework is built on understanding how learning and instruction are two separate processes.  Learning doesn’t always require instruction. Instruction doesn’t always lead to learning. In IDEAL situations these two processes balance each other. 1,279 more words

Learning Process