Connection and Engagement

Guided Learning Towards a Future Career

A DKU undergraduate student wrote a story about how Prof. Thaler has inspired and guided her and others to think deeply about career preparation. Specifically she has shared two learning activities: small presentation and Moot Court that the professor implemented in the course to help students contextualize and apply course content to the real word.

Power of Learning

Leaving Flexibility for Adult Learners

Shang Li, a DKU student had a conversation with her professor, Dr. Kisha N. Daniels about the professor’s philosophy and pedagogical strategies for teaching adult learners.

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Frequent Quizzing: Dr. Ming Li’s Pedagogy

Dr. Ming Li employed “frequent quizzing” as one of his pedagogies when he taught Fall 2018 STATS 102 Introduction to Data Science. Frequent quizzing is an effective way achieve “learning by doing” and knowledge automatization.

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From “How?” to “Why?”

Guest post by Duke faculty member Stacy Tantum, Associate Professor of the Practice, Electrical & Computer Engineering, one of Learning Innovation’s 2017 Active Learning Fellows. One of the biggest differences I’ve experienced …

Active In-Class Reading

Active Reading: The reading itself matters, but what comes before also does.* In college classrooms, it is considered rather unusual to have in-class reading unless it’s part of an exam. …