“What Am I Doing? Is It Getting Me Anywhere?” Scaffolding Student Metacognition

Steven Volk, Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (CTIE) and Professor of History Emeritus, Oberlin College Contact at: svolk@oberlin.edu Hands up those of you who have had students come to your office hours anguishing over the poor grades they received on an exam. I’m not talking about the student… Read More

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching (Hassebrock review of Ambrose, Bridges, Lovett, DiPietro, and Norman)

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching (Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges, Marsha C. Lovett, Michele DiPietro, and Marie K. Norman, 2010, John Wiley & Sons) Reviewed by Frank Hassebrock, Department of Psychology; Director, Center for Learning and Teaching, Denison University How can college faculty from a… Read More