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Journal of Instructional Research

2017 Volume 6, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 3

  1. Laughter to Learning: How Humor Can Build Relationships and Increase Learning in the Online Classroom

    Crystal McCabe, Katie Sprute & Kimber Underdown

    Research has shown that students perceive their success, in even the most difficult courses, on their interactions and relationships with their instructors (Anderson, 2011; Micari & Pazos, 2012... More

    pp. 4-7

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  2. Increasing Student Engagement through Paired Technologies

    Lynn Basko & Jillian Hartman

    This article highlights efficient ways to combine tech tools, such as Remind and video conferencing, to increase student engagement and faculty/student communication. Using Remind is a great way to... More

    pp. 24-28

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  3. Encouraging Student Autonomy through Higher Order Thinking Skills

    Victoria D. Smith & Janet W. Darvas

    This article discusses how to empower students to work, think, and act independently in the higher education setting. Inspiring students to progress through the stages of Bloom's Taxonomy emboldens... More

    pp. 29-34

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