Tag: Transparency

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Building Transparent Classroom Assignments

March 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Improving Teaching and Learning /

Creating better course assignments can start with transparent teaching, one professor says. Tanya¬†Martini, a professor of psychology at Brock University in Ontario, Canada, shared her approach to making assignments more relevant to her students in a recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Martini was frustrated that students in course evaluations said her assignments […]

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Metacognition and Transparency in Teaching

November 13, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

Improving Teaching and Learning /

Thinking about thinking, or metacognition, is important as one tries to achieve more transparency in teaching. In a recent Faculty Focus article, Amy B. Mulnix, Ph.D.,¬†director of the Faculty Center at Franklin and Marshall College, shares a story about how metacognition and transparency improved her performance in the classroom. Mulnix asked first-year students in a […]

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