Author Archives: Todd Stanislav

Another’s view

This is just a short note to see if you are making plans with a, well, fellow Fellow to do at least one classroom observation.  Please remember to work with Laurie in FCTL to have the class session videotaped.  If … Continue reading

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Curiosity

It has been really helpful and enjoyable to read on the blog this week about the first days’ experiences that you and your students are having in the Learn Lab.  The FCTL Team would love to hear from all of … Continue reading

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The Learning Studio @ SLU

I am exploring the work associated with Saint Louis University’s Learning Studio, including its Innovative Teaching Fellowship Program and involvement in the Herman Miller Learning Spaces Research Program.  What can we learn from our colleagues at SLU?

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On Metrics

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I continue to ruminate on the measurement aspects associated with the Learn Lab Fellows Program.  We had important and sometimes difficult discussions about this during Collaborative I.  This may bring to mind, for example, the Thursday of Collaborative I!  In the … Continue reading

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2014 Collaborative I: A Prezi walk through the week

Thirteen faculty from Ferris State University were selected as the inaugural group of Learn Lab Fellows.  In May 2014, the Fellows participated in a week-long intensive (just ask them!) series of discussions, thinking, experimenting, and planning — all with the … Continue reading

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A Case for the Huddleboard?

The Atlantic picked up on a new study published recently in which the authors “…found that students who took notes on laptops performed worse on conceptual questions than students who took notes longhand.” The published study, titled The Pen Is … Continue reading

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Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics (PNAS, May 2014)

During Collaborative I in May 2014, Rob shared with us news about a recent paper on active learning in STEM courses that was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  Here’s a link to the paper: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/05/08/1319030111.full.pdf+htmlContinue reading

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