Required Readings

Required Readings, 2 May 2013

Good morning, teachers and learners. Here are your required readings for today. Phil Sadler’s misconception research. Duke University gets cold feet on MOOCs. Surviving exams. Let’s get reading.

Study: Best science teachers can predict their pupils’ misconceptions – Study is by Philip Sadler, a pioneer in misconception research.

Duke University Withdraws From Online Course Group – Duke’s faculty saw credits for MOOCs as a threat. Good for them.

Students May Be Reading Plenty, But Not For Class – They’re reading, but it’s on social media…and it’s during class…

Surviving Exam Season in the UK – Quiet time, practice, and more practice.

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P.E. Robinson

P.E. Robinson

Professor P.E. Robinson teaches astronomy to non-science majors at a 2-year college in the United States. He has a decade of experience teaching science in higher education, and providing professional development experiences to astronomers and other educators. Skepticism and critical thinking are key components of everything he teaches.

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