New and Emerging Research on Teaching and Learning

Learning Innovation and BRITE Lab invite you to join us for BRITE Ideas, a monthly discussion group to share and develop research on teaching and learning. Invited guest speakers include those who have either completed or are currently engaged in research projects about teaching and learning. Please join our guest speakers and contribute to an engaged discussion to advance teaching excellence. Registration is encouraged but not required. The schedule for this spring is:

Wednesday, Feb 3 at 10 am EST

The February session will feature two research projects led by Duke students. Jingxuan Liu will present research on the impacts of norm-based and criteria-based grading systems on student beliefs and behaviors. Michelle Wong will discuss how the use of different metaphors for the student-instructor relationship can impact student course expectations.

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Wednesday, March 3 at 12 pm EST

In March, join Eric Smith from Stanford to learn about research linking instructor expressions of care with student outcomes ranging from academic achievement to well-being.

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Wednesday, April 7 at 12 pm EST

The final BRITE Ideas event of the spring semester will highlight research conducted by BRITE Lab students. Two students graduating with distinction will present their theses and discuss their work.

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