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Activities to help students remember your content

Hand writing the words new idea under a sketch of a brain
January 27, 2017

Activities to help students remember your content. Session 1 of a workshop series based on James M. Lang's Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.

Activities to help students remember your content

February 9, 2017

Kirby Garden Room

12:00-1:00pm

Session 1 of a Workshop Series based on the book Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning (Lang, 2016)

Cognitive psychologists have repeatedly demonstrated that memories become more durable when we actually practice the task of trying to remember that information.  The two goals for today are: a) reaffirm current instructional practices that have been leveraging the retrieval effect, and b) expand instructor use of the retrieval effect in daily, weekly, or semester-based activities.

Event Resources

Small teaching strategies: Retrieval (handout)

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