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“Considering Teaching & Learning” Notes by Dr. Niemi

Welcome to Considering Teaching & Learning. This series of short reflections on the research of teaching and learning is published weekly during the academic year, sent to anyone in the Yale community who would like to subscribe. Nancy Niemi, Ph.D., Director of Faculty Teaching Initiatives, invites you to join the e-mail list.

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Notes in this Series

"Considering Teaching & Learning" Notes from Dr. Nancy Niemi
Date Focus Featured Research
1/29/16

Jargon and Student Articulation of Understanding

1/22/16

Active Learning in the Social Sciences

1/15/16

Note 12: The First Five Minutes

1/8/16

Note 11: Developing a Syllabus

12/18/15

Note 10: Grading and Student Assessment

12/18/15

Note 10: Grading and Student Assessment

12/11/15

Note 9: Student Evaluations

12/4/15

Note 8: 24/7 Lectures

11/20/15

Note 7: Small Steps Can Go a Long Way

11/20/15

Note 7: Small Steps Can Go a Long Way

11/15/15

Note 6: Intersections of Teaching and Diversity

11/15/15

Note 6: Intersections of Teaching and Diversity

11/6/15

Note 5: Coping With the Semester Doldrums

10/30/15

Note 4: Student Research Strategies

10/23/15

Note 3: Your Students Have Malleable Skills

Carol Dweck says colleges could improve their students' learning if they relentlessly encouraged them to think about their mental skills as malleable.
10/16/15

Note 2: Gathering Student Feedback

10/9/15

Note 1: Introduction