Learning Styles Impact How Students Retain Information

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Learning Styles Impact How Students Retain Information

A recent article published by Campus Technology, “Flipping to Adapt to Multiple Learning Styles at Minnesota State University” explores how one instructor flipped her classroom and used learning styles to effectively impact student engagement, academic performance, and overall satisfaction.  Chemistry instructor, Danae Quirk Dorr, used the four learning styles – practical, logical, imaginative, and enthusiastic. Acknowledging that it […]

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There is Big World Out There – Virtual Field Trips

Our Wordless Wednesday picture this week demonstrated hands holding up a world.  When I saw the image it made me ask the question, “How do we bring the world to our children?”. Growing up attending a small town elementary school, I remember loading up on the cheese wagon (i.e. school bus) to go to a local […]

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Did You Know? Fun Facts About Blended Courses

According to an article from “Blended Learning ToolKit“, research indicates there is a difference between students in traditional and blended courses.  Faculty teaching in blended courses report their students: Arrive in class better prepared (Bauer, 2001; Cameron, 2003), Write more effective and longer papers (Benbunan-Fich & Hiltz, 1999; Garnham & Kaleta, 2002; Murphy, 2002-2003; Spilka, 2002), […]

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