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Higher Pass Rates for STEM Courses Using Active Learning

Higher Pass Rates for STEM Courses Using Active Learning

In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and developed by lead researchers at the University of Washington, which included Scott Freeman, Mary Wenderoth, Sarah Eddy, Miles McDonough, Nnadozie Okoroafor, Hannah Jordt, and Michelle Smith, findings about STEM courses utilizing the active learning model illustrated higher pass rates than courses usingRead more about Higher Pass Rates for STEM Courses Using Active Learning[…]

Active Learning and Technology: Designing Change for Faculty, Students, and Institutions

Active Learning and Technology: Designing Change for Faculty, Students, and Institutions

Active Learning and Technology: Designing Change for Faculty, Students, and Institutions Anne Moore, Shelli Fowler, and Edward Watson Much of the rhetoric about contemporary higher education suggests that colleges and universities need to embrace change due to advances in knowledge, technology, transportation, and more—advances that have dramatically shifted the way we all function in theRead more about Active Learning and Technology: Designing Change for Faculty, Students, and Institutions[…]