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Randolph Hollingsworth

Gallup-Purdue Index Releases Inaugural Findings of National Landmark Study | Lumina Fou... - 13 views

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    It's Not 'Where' You Go To College, But 'How' You Go To College
Randolph Hollingsworth

What does 'feedback' mean in higher education? | STEM Blog - 2 views

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    includes an interactive card sort task that can be used by faculty (among and across departments) to structure discussions around the different types and sources of feedback to students.
Linda Morosko

iPads help Salem County students learn | NJ.com - 36 views

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    Third-grade students at the Upper Pittsgrove School mastered fractions in Mrs. Markert class Friday afternoon not by memorization or flash cards, but with Apple iPads. School districts throughout Salem County have now entered the age of technology using the touch sensitive innovative device as a learning tool for students. Superintendents say they are attracted to the devices for two reasons: It's user friendly and inexpensive compared to other technology like laptops.
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    Kidd, who also moderates a district-wide blog, said he was amazed with how user friendly the technology is, even for severely challenged students. He said he remembered the first time he let one of the autistic students in the school use the iPad. "One of the students showed interest and when I gave it to her she sat for over 20 minutes engaged in the device," said Kidd. "Her teacher said she has never sat for that long in the classroom."
eLearning Consultant

What Students Want: Characteristics of Effective Teachers from the Students' Perspectiv... - 135 views

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    Conveniently, I was able to watch faculty from the Memorial University of Newfoundland present a study on Students' Perceptions of Effective Teaching in Higher Education at Wisconsin's 26th Annual Distance Teaching and Learning Conference. Researchers had asked their students this question: What characteristics are essential for effective teaching from the student perspective? Analyzing and combining reasonably synonymous characteristics, researchers isolated the top nine for online and for face-to-face students.
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    Essential characteristics for effective teaching from a student perspective!
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    Respect your students.
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