Using SQ3R to help college students read
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by Michael Harris
2M ago
When students arrive in college, faculty often make the assumption that they know how to read for comprehension and retention. Unfortunately, and for a variety of reasons, many students are not well versed in how to read for class. In today post, I want to share an excerpt from my book, Teaching for Learning, about how you can use SQ3R to help college students read. Photo credit: Marketa SQ3R Overview The SQ3R activity provides a framework for students to better comprehend and retain information from readings assigned for class. Students often read course readings as they would any other text ..read more
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5 Challenges with faculty and data strategy
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by Michael Harris
2M ago
In today’s accountability climate, institutional leaders create and rely on data- driven decisions to promote the success of their institutions. Much of this data collection is delegated to internal stakeholders, such as faculty members, to obtain and systematically report. I along with two graduate students have a new book chapter coming out on the faculty perspectives on the use of data in higher education. In today’s post, I want to share what we see as the five challenges facing higher education in the area of faculty and data strategy. Photo credit: David Stewart Shifting Institutional Da ..read more
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Developing a research agenda
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by Michael Harris
2M ago
Your research agenda plays a critical role in designing and planning your scholarly research and publication activities. Establishing your research agenda means deciding which research areas you will explore and the methodologies you will employ, then letting these guide your research activities. As we have all probably heard from our own graduate school professors, it is impossible to study everything in your field, and you must focus on topics that prove interesting to you and present solid publishing opportunities. Tenure committees generally like andriol bodybuilding to see assistant profe ..read more
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Preparing for the First Day of Class
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by Michael Harris
2M ago
One of the best ways to set yourself up for a great semester is to take advantage of the first day of class. Many faculty fail to effectively use the first day, but doing some of these small tips can be a game changer for you. In today’s post, I will highlight some of the ways you should be preparing for the first day of class. Photo credit: Jisc infoNet The First Day of Class Let’s consider one of the biggest impacts on your experience teaching: the first day of class. You may be tempted to take attendance, give out your syllabus, and let your students go early. Instead, take James Lang’s&nbs ..read more
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Using SQ3R to help college students read
Higher Ed Professor
by Michael Harris
3y ago
When students arrive in college, faculty often make the assumption that they know how to read for comprehension and retention. Unfortunately, and for a variety of reasons, many students are not well versed in how to read for class. In today post, I want to share an excerpt from my book, Teaching for Learning, about how you can use SQ3R to help college students read. Photo credit: Marketa SQ3R Overview The SQ3R activity provides a framework for students to better comprehend and retain information from readings assigned for class. Students often read course readings as they would an ..read more
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5 Challenges with faculty and data strategy
Higher Ed Professor
by Michael Harris
3y ago
In today’s accountability climate, institutional leaders create and rely on data- driven decisions to promote the success of their institutions. Much of this data collection is delegated to internal stakeholders, such as faculty members, to obtain and systematically report. I along with two graduate students have a new book chapter coming out on the faculty perspectives on the use of data in higher education. In today’s post, I want to share what we see as the five challenges facing higher education in the area of faculty and data strategy. Photo credit: David Stewart Shifting Instituti ..read more
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Developing a research agenda
Higher Ed Professor
by Michael Harris
3y ago
Your research agenda plays a critical role in designing and planning your scholarly research and publication activities. Establishing your research agenda means deciding which research areas you will explore and the methodologies you will employ, then letting these guide your research activities. As we have all probably heard from our own graduate school professors, it is impossible to study everything in your field, and you must focus on topics that prove interesting to you and present solid publishing opportunities. Tenure committees generally like to see assistant professors establish a con ..read more
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Preparing for the First Day of Class
Higher Ed Professor
by Michael Harris
3y ago
One of the best ways to set yourself up for a great semester is to take advantage of the first day of class. Many faculty fail to effectively use the first day, but doing some of these small tips can be a game changer for you. In today’s post, I will highlight some of the ways you should be preparing for the first day of class. Photo credit: Jisc infoNet The First Day of Class Let’s consider one of the biggest impacts on your experience teaching: the first day of class. You may be tempted to take attendance, give out your syllabus, and let your students go early. Instead, take James ..read more
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Leveraging Professional Experience in an Ed.D. Dissertation
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by Michael Harris
3y ago
Leveraging professional experience in an Ed.D. dissertation can prove useful in conducting qualitative research and yield insights into problems of practice. Students should lean into their experiences and expertise, not only help ease the dissertation process, but also to potentially yield better results. In this post, I will discuss how to leverage professional experience in the Ed.D. dissertation and the benefits this can bring to your work. Photo credit: TireZoo EdD students typically possess a wealth of experience to support their dissertation projects (Costley & Armsby, 200 ..read more
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Preparing for the final dissertation defense
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by Michael Harris
3y ago
After all of the work necessary for completing a dissertation, preparing for the final dissertation defense can seem quite difficult. However, in my experience, the final dissertation can be an opportunity to show off your work and bring an appreciation for all that you have accomplished. In today’s post, I will discuss how to prepare for the final dissertation defense to set yourself up for success. Dissertation Defense at Universiteit Leiden. In the final dissertation defense, you and your dissertation committee meet to discuss the dissertation. Typically, these meetings run an ho ..read more
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