That’s right. The research environment also matters more for publications and citations.Continue reading
Students aren’t using online resources to cheat as much as you may think.
Students often use online resources to learn more or because they don’t find course resources accessible.Continue reading
Increasing equity in your course: there’s an intervention for that
Taking a recitation period to explain that adversity in college in common may help in closing gender and ethnic grade gaps.Continue reading
Metacognitive Training May Improve General Chemistry Student’s Study Strategies
A metacognitive intervention teaching General Chemistry students effective study skills led to students identify effective practices and may have improved performance in the course.Continue reading
Applying to Graduate School in PER
Its that time of year! If you plan to apply to grad school, we have some tips for you.Continue reading
Does prior training in a VR environment help students learn better from VR based instruction?
Prior training in a VR environment on a topic unrelated to electrostatics helps students familiarize themselves with the environment, but doesn’t provide any additional learning benefits.Continue reading
How representative are PER studies?
Not very. The participants are whiter and wealthier than the general college population.Continue reading
Postdocs may develop PhD students’ skills more than faculty do
Engagement matters though. Specifically, talking about the research process and methodsContinue reading
Helping students learn from online self-paced tools
The instructor must set the expectations why students should use the tool.Continue reading
Men participate more in active learning classes
Even though there were more women in the class, participation was not more equitable.Continue reading