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dkiesel

Is College Worth It? - 0 views

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    An interesting result of a couple of surveys asking families and university presidents about the costs and benefits of college education.
efleonhardt

Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes | Edutopia - 0 views

  • Ten thousand is the number of hours it takes to become an expert in almost any field.
  • "Stupid" is just that
  • students don't think about their mistakes rationally -- they think about them emotionally.
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  • deliberate practice and involves isolating what's not working and mastering the difficult area before moving on.
  • help them be specific about their errors.
  • One way to encourage that attitude is to take the most common mistakes that the class made on a test or quiz and analyze them together.
efleonhardt

Building Rapport with Your Students Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus - 0 views

  • Higher motivation—When students feel rapport with their teachers and feel that their teacher’s personalities are something like their own, motivation is higher.
  • Higher motivation—When students feel rapport with their teachers and feel that their teacher’s personalities are something like their own, motivation is higher.
  • —When students feel rapport with their teachers and feel that their teacher’s personalities are something like their own, motivation is higher.
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  • Higher motivation
  • Increased comfor
  • ncreased quality
  • Satisfaction
  • Enhanced communication
  • Trust
Jessica M

Community in the Classroom: An Approach to Curriculum and Instruction as a Means for t... - 1 views

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      "It is essential to begin laying a foundation  for a community to emerge and develop from the first day of school; the initial experience must reflect the need for and importance of forming a classroom community." - same thing for online classes - the first activity, discussion, or contact needs to help develop class community
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      "The teacher must remain true to the process and gradually invite students to direct their own learning." - getting students to lead discussions comfortably and be apart of a community is a process, you need to work students towards these goals and show them what you expect of them first
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      "improving their self-concept and confidence is to work to build relationships within an intellectually safe classroom community" - very true for high school students, many often lack the confidence in their own work and understanding at first
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      Three key feature of communities: Inclusiveness, Participation, and Shared Cognition 
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      "promote and develop a classroom environment where students are trusted, willing, and able to engage in responsible dialogue and inquiry and to create meaning" - students need to trust each other, be able to listen and respect everyone's interactions in the class
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      "School is a place where students should feel safe to  engage intellectually, socially, and emotionally in the act of  learning" - once students feel this safety within their community, they are more willing to participate and openly engage in their learning
Jessica M

Using self- and peer-assessment to enhance studentsfuture-learning in higher education. - 0 views

  • However, Falchikov (2007) urged us to be wary of all grading processes, not just peer-assessment, and she argued that concerns about the validity and reliability of peer-assessment can be addressed.
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    Be careful when giving grades to students for peer editing
Jessica M

TEACHING PEER REVIEW AND THE PROCESS OF SCIENTIFIC WRITING | Advances in Physiology Edu... - 0 views

  • improved grades, much higher quality in the final manuscript,
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      Benefits of peer editing on student work
  • reducing instructor workload
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      Everyone wins! Students learn more, students get more feedback, and professor has less on his or her plate
  • e graded on the quality of their reviews, not on the reviews their papers received
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      So students are held accountable for giving accurate reviews.
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    Benefits of peer editing
aperr1

E-LEARNING AND STUDENTS' MOTIVATION.: EBSCOhost - 0 views

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    Focuses on student motivation in online learning as well as strategies to help increase student motivation. 
Jessica M

Collaborative Writing: An Annotated Bibliography - Google Books - 0 views

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    Peer editing groups or pairs can benefit students learn their own strengths and weaknesses as writers, encourage better editing and revising skills, and promote communication between peers in the classroom
lkryder

Prominent Ed-Tech Players' Data-Privacy Policies Attract Scrutiny - Education Week - 0 views

  • Growing public concern about student-data privacy is prompting fresh scrutiny of the ways technology vendors handle children's educational information—and opening the gates for a flood of new questions and worries from advocates and school officials.
  • "We're just scratching the surface with our understanding of how the education sector is gathering and looking to monetize student information," said Joel R. Reidenberg, a law professor at Fordham University, in New York, and Princeton University. "We as a society need to have a very clear discussion about how we want to protect the privacy of our children in this environment."
  • But many are concerned that the horse is already out of the barn. Last month, for example, Education Week
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    student data and who uses it and how
lkryder

Empowering Students in the Age of Big Data | EDUCAUSE.edu - 0 views

  • Leaders in higher education explored the promise and peril of "big data" in learning, student support, and college completion.
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    resources for and and as a result of EDUCAUSE summit
Jessica M

Students' Learning Style Preferences and Teachers' Instructional Strategies: Correlatio... - 0 views

  • the majority of studies pertaining to learning styles involved participants in secondary or post-secondary education
  • Past research has predominately focused on identifying individuals’ learning style preferences and pattern
  • helping teachers recognize the incredibly diverse needs students bring into the classroom
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  • This extends to those with special learning needs
  • and Guild (2001) even suggested                       between teaching and learning styles
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    is there a correlation between student learning styles and teacher instruction strategies?
Jessica M

Role o f Learning Styles i n t he Quality o f Learning a t Different Level - 2 views

  • Learning styles identification helps educators in understanding how their students perceive and process information in different manners and patterns
  • process
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    definition of learning styles and importance for students
Jessica M

THINKING SKILLS AS AN INDICATOR OF QUALITY OF ONLINE DISCUSSION IN VIRTUAL LEARNING COM... - 0 views

  • One way to promote interaction and collab-oration is through online discussions. Ho
  • nteraction between learner and learner isessential in distance education if participationin class discussions is to take place
Jessica M

Factor Structure of Opportunity to Learn for Students with and w ithout Disabilities - 0 views

  • school performance is a result of the interaction between students’ abilities and the instructional environment (Ysseldyke & Christenson, 1987
  • partly in an effort to reduce variance between states and to raise the consistency and quality of accountability measures of teachers, schools, and districts
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      hopes of Common Core Standards through our country
Jessica M

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) | Special Education - 1 views

  • Universal Design for Learning is a framework that provides educators with a structure to develop their instruction to meet the wide range of diversity among all learners.
  • provides flexibility in the ways information is presented, in the ways students respond or demonstrate knowledge and skills, and in the ways students are engaged;
  • educes barriers in instruction
efleonhardt

Study Shows Students Taking Online Courses More Likely to Fail | NEA Today - 0 views

  • at least not without specific provisions to support both teachers and students
Jessica M

ETAP640amp2014: SLN online student demographics - 0 views

  • 17709      20 to 24                    37.756646               22 8149        25 to 29                    17.374155               27
  • 62%          Female
  • 0.9899366               46,431     United States
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  • 0.9289384               43,570     New York
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    Online Student Demographics - some numbers are surprising while others I assumed..
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