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July 2020

Strategies for Enhancing Student Learning and Retention

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online

In the past few decades, educational researchers have made leaps in their understanding of both the cognitive and motivational processes involved in learning, and have identified effective strategies to enhance these mechanisms. During this 90-minute interactive workshop, participants will be presented with an overview of findings from contemporary research on learning and will discuss ways with which they can apply these frameworks and principles in their own classroom. RSVP

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Strategies for Enhancing Student Learning and Retention

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online

In the past few decades, educational researchers have made leaps in their understanding of both the cognitive and motivational processes involved in learning, and have identified effective strategies to enhance these mechanisms. During this 90-minute interactive workshop, participants will be presented with an overview of findings from contemporary research on learning and will discuss ways with which they can apply these frameworks and principles in their own classroom. RSVP

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Classroom Assessment Techniques: What are Students Really Understanding?

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online

“Any questions?” “Is everybody with me?” When we ask students these vague types of questions, we are often met with silence. Does that mean that everything is clear and understood? Do they really understand or are they suffering from what Kruger and Dunning (1998) refer to as “overconfidence bias”? Or are they just too afraid to ask a question in front of their classmates? In this workshop, we will discuss better alternatives for assessing student learning – techniques that are simple and…

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Classroom Assessment Techniques: What are Students Really Understanding?

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

“Any questions?” “Is everybody with me?” When we ask students these vague types of questions, we are often met with silence. Does that mean that everything is clear and understood? Do they really understand or are they suffering from what Kruger and Dunning (1998) refer to as “overconfidence bias”? Or are they just too afraid to ask a question in front of their classmates? In this workshop, we will discuss better alternatives for assessing student learning – techniques that are simple and…

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