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An Evaluation of Student Outcomes by Course Duration in Online Higher Education. Melanie Shaw, Ph.D.

An Evaluation of Student Outcomes by Course Duration in Online Higher Education

Northcentral University mshaw@ncu.edu Barry Chametzky, Ph.D. Washington and Jefferson College barry@bluevine.net Scott W. Burrus, Ph.D. Northcentral University sburrus@ncu.edu Kelley J. Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught. It's a typical scene: a few minutes before 11:00 on a Tuesday morning and about 200 sleepy-looking college students are taking their seats in a large lecture hall - chatting, laughing, calling out to each other across the aisles.

Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught

The nine secrets of learning. This article originally appeared in Psychology (11th ed.) (2014).

The nine secrets of learning

Reprinted with permission. Wade, C., Tavris, C., & Garry, M. (2014). The Nine Secrets of Learning. Psychology (11th ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education, Inc. Educators. Helpful Links The more we know about the brain, the better we can educate our children.

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Here are some educator resources to help bring the brain and education together: Brain Connection Brain Connection Education Library: Brain Connection Education articles: Educators. Ask the Scientist: Which is the best way to study?

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How often? Does cramming work? Featured Scientist: Sean Kang ( seankang@ucsd.edu), TDLC Network: IMS, in Hal Pashler's Lab. History and Philosophy - Brain Connection. Spaced repetition - Gwern.net. When should one review?

Spaced repetition - Gwern.net

In the morning? In the evening? Any old time? The studies demonstrating the spacing effect do not control or vary the time of day, so in one sense, the answer is: it doesn’t matter - if it did matter, there would be considerable variance in how effective the effect is based on when a particular study had its subjects do their reviews. 20 rules of formulating knowledge in learning. Classic Books - Read.gov. An Alternative To Cell Comments - FREE Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Tips and Tutorials. "How To Excel" Mini-Tutorials by TheExcelAddict.com "Helping Average Spreadsheet Users Become Local Spreadsheet Experts" An Alternative To Cell Comments.

An Alternative To Cell Comments - FREE Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Tips and Tutorials

No.10 Most Read Article of 2013: 5 Free Excel Add-Ins to Help Digital Marketers Decipher Big Data. John Gagnon | December 25, 2013 | 15 Comments inShare442 As the volume of data grows by the hour, take comfort in knowing "big data" can be sifted through an interface that you're already familiar with - Excel.

No.10 Most Read Article of 2013: 5 Free Excel Add-Ins to Help Digital Marketers Decipher Big Data

This story was originally published on May 2, 2013, and comes in at No. 10 on our countdown of the 10 most popular ClickZ stories of 2013. As ClickZ looks back over the past year, we're celebrating the best of 2013, as determined by you, our readers. Enjoy! Wherever a marketer turns these days she is confronted by the idea of big data. Luckily you likely have a powerful analysis tool at your fingertips - Excel.

10 Quick Time-Saving Excel Shortcuts & Mouse Tricks for Marketers. Excel Math Tools for Teachers. Excel Math Tools for Teachers New Projectable Lessons and Teacher Edition Pages Click on the links below to download revised Excel Math Lesson Pages (PDF files) Math Resources Click on the links below to view and download samples and related Excel Math documents: Excel Math Quick Start Guide 4 Easy Steps to Getting Started.

Excel Math Tools for Teachers

The Four Online Testing Tools We Evaluated. The only way to truly test a new tool is to make concrete use of it.

The Four Online Testing Tools We Evaluated

We went beyond the feature lists and reviews of the testing tools and created a realistic - albeit not real - test. While the test purports to investigate the students' knowledge of the history and basic facts of the lowly and common peanut butter and jelly sandwich (feel free to check your knowledge!) , it is of course the testing tools themselves that are put to the test. We consider each against a specific list of basic features, thereby setting what we hope will be a useful baseline of comparison. Note Taking Systems - Academic Skills Center: Study Skills Library - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. The Cornell Method The Cornell method provides a systematic format for condensing and organizing notes without laborious recopying.

After writing the notes in the main space, use the left-hand space to label each idea and detail with a key word or "cue. " Method Rule your paper with a 2 ½ inch margin on the left leaving a six-inch area on the right in which to make notes. The Learning Toolbox - Cornell Notes. FAQ Organizer Deluxe, software tour: Frequently Asked Question management solutions. 1. FAQ management solutions PrimaSoft Frequently Asked Questions database management software allows you to organize and manage all FAQ related information (question, faq type, category, keywords, faq answer, activity log information). FAQ Organizer's intuitive interface and ready-to-use database solutions make it easy to set up and use. FAQ Basic Solution: organize all your FAQ information. FAQ Detailed Solution: organize all your FAQ in as much detail as you want. Buy Now FAQ Organizer Deluxe (Database software Solution for 65$) - Secure Online Ordering, Mail, Fax, Phone: Online Store Try Now / Download Download free, fully functional trial version.