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The Value of Note-taking: Laptop versus Ink?

Do you ever ask yourself why you have students take notes in class? Do you plan out what you hope they will write and then how they will use these notes later? Obviously we want our students to learn material … Continue reading

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Why don’t students ask for help? What can you do?

It is that time in the semester when grades become more real and students can see the end of the semester and finals approaching. Around this time, I have several students who are proactive and seek out appointments with me … Continue reading

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