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South Hill Forest Products inspire student learning

By Haley Doran and Emma McQuade

Since 2007, Ithaca College students in the Non-Timber Forest Products course have traded in the traditional college classroom experience for a more hands-on approach, becoming creators and entrepreneurs of non-timber products. 448 more words


"Good Student", Bad Learner

When I was in college, I was always wowed by the international kids who would lock themselves up in the library and study for hours on end. 506 more words


Self-Regulated Learning Assignments 

By Renee Wright

One way to encourage tenacious behavior is to create opportunities for students to use metacognitive and self-regulatory strategies. Carol Dweck, Gregory Walton, and Geoffrey Cohen… 747 more words

Authority and Credibility in the age of 'alternative facts': professional reflections

“A new study from Stanford University* asked more than 7,800 students to evaluate online articles and news sources. And the results, says lead author Sam Wineburg, are bleak. 628 more words

Information Literacy

What is Assessment? - Some Definitions and Approaches

  • ,Assessment involves the use of empirical data on student learning to refine program and improve student learning. (Allen 2004)
  • Assessment is the process of gathering and discussing information from multiple and diverse sources in order to develop a deep understanding of what students know, understand, and can do with their knowledge as a result of their educational experiences; the process culminates when assessment results are used to improve subsequent learning.  
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What Makes for Good Learning Experiences?

The more we try to to help build the talents of every student and help every learner succeed in school, the more we have to be deliberate about creating good learning experiences in our classrooms. 744 more words