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Professors Use Game-Show Format to Help Students Review for Exams

Professors Use Game-Show Format to Help Students Review for Exams

Professors Use Game-Show Format to Help Students Review for Exams Jeffrey Young Professors at various community colleges have found that using technologies and software that stimulates game shows in the classroom appears to improve student motivation and participation, given that there are proper incentives. Some of the technological tools being used are: electronic buzzers, GameshowRead more about Professors Use Game-Show Format to Help Students Review for Exams[…]

5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students

5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students

Avoiding the 5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students Ruth Reynard The author describes his experience with using blogs in graduate-level classes. He believes that they can be very useful in learning, but only when the students actually believe the same thing as well. The ones that are disinclined to use blogs, he hasRead more about 5 Most Common Mistakes in Using Blogs with Students[…]

A Quick Idea on Using Wikipedia with Students

A Quick Idea on Using Wikipedia with Students

From the Reconsidering Authority in Wikipedia World article in The Wired Campus, comment 14 by “JQ Johnson.” One of my favorite exercises in an advanced undergraduate or early graduate course is to assign the students the task of reviewing wikipedia articles relevant to the topic of the seminar, and correct an error, citing appropriate academicRead more about A Quick Idea on Using Wikipedia with Students[…]