From the website of the Open Education Consortium:

Who We Are
We are a global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, including collaboration, innovation and collective development and use of open educational materials. The Open Education Consortium is a non-profit, social benefit organization registered in the United States and operating worldwide. Read More →

The Berkeley Student Learning Center gives in their website an interesting overview of different Study and Success Strategies. One of the strategies described is focused on the question How to counteract procrastination.
Procrastination (Wikipedia): ” is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished.[1] It is the practice of doing more pleasurable things in place of less pleasurable ones, or carrying out less urgent tasks instead of more urgent ones, thus putting off impending tasks to a later time. Sometimes, procrastination takes place until the “last-minute” before a deadline. ” Read More →

In many universities, students are asked to evaluate the quality of the teacher and of some other aspects of courses they have followed. Recently, a meta- evaluation has been conducted focused on the question if students will learn more from ‘good’ teachers. The main conclusions from this research study were:

“Students do not learn more from professors with higher student evaluation of teaching (SET) ratings.” ……. .”Re-analyses of previous meta-analyses of multisection studies indicate that SET ratings explain at most 1% of variability in measures of student learning. New meta-analyses of multisection studies show that SET ratings are unrelated to student learning.” Read More →

Verslag: Webinar studiesuccestips voor ouders – Wageningen University Lectoraat Studiesucces Onderzoeksgroep Onderwijzen en Leren in Diversiteit, Onderzoekslijn Studiesucces

Vanuit Wageningen University werd op 5 september een webinar over studiesucces georganiseerd. In deze webinar gaf Hermien Miltenburg, oudervoorlichter, 10 tips waarmee ouders hun kind kunnen ondersteunen in het eerste studiejaar. De webinar kunt u op Youtube terugzien.

Hieronder volgt een deel van het verslag van de webinar. Lees meer in het complete verslag.

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