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The scientific approach with humans is usually subject to many human and environmental variables that are difficult to control. Reading behavior and reading disability are two of the most researched topics in education and psychology, yet reading...
With more than 100,000 computers in public schools across the United States, the impact of computer assisted instruction (CAI) on students' reading behavior needs to be evaluated. In reading laboratories, CAI has been found to provide an efficient...
Varied Approaches to Grading and Assignment Deadlines: Two Veteran Instructors Share Their Divergent Methods
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1865–1866
Teachers grapple with difficult decisions related to grading in myriad ways. In this session, two college professors of teacher education share how they live out their grading choices in terms of expectations, deadlines, and penalties. These two...
ComPAIR: A New Online Tool Using Adaptive Comparative Judgement to Support Learning with Peer Feedback
Tiffany Potter; Letitia Englund; James Charbonneau; Mark Thompson MacLean; Jonathan Newell; Ido Roll
Teaching & Learning Inquiry Vol. 5, No. 2 (2017) pp. 89–113
Peer feedback is a useful strategy in teaching and learning, but its effectiveness particularly in introductory courses can be limited by the relative newness of students to both the body of knowledge upon which they are being asked to provide...
Nancy M. Trautmann; William S. Carlsen; Charles J. Eick; Francis E. Gardner; Lisa Kenyon; Hedy Moscovici; John C. Moore; Mark Thompson; Sandra West
Journal of College Science Teaching Vol. 32, No. 7 (2003) pp. 443–47
Describes a cooperative project that integrates the internet into the peer-review process to enhance student understanding of the nature of science through engagement in socially authentic scientific research and the double-blinded peer review...