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  • November 28th DUET Series Poster

    The next lecture in DUE's Education Talk Series (DUET) will be presented by:

    Kenneth R. Koedinger

    Professor of Human Computer Interaction and Psychology at CMU

    Friday, February 22nd
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    in 3-270

    Light refreshments to follow; all are welcome.

  • How Learning Works"How Learning Works is the perfect title for this excellent book. Drawing upon new research in psychology, education, and cognitive science, the authors have demystified a complex topic into clear explanations of seven powerful learning principles. Full of great ideas and practical suggestions, all based on solid research evidence, this book is essential reading for instructors at all levels who wish to improve their students' learning." -- Barbara Gross Davis, assistant vice chancellor for educational development, University of California, Berkeley, and author, Tools for Teaching

  • Guidelines on LearningGuidelines on Learning that Inform Teaching at MIT is now available at TLL! The booklet represents a survey of the literature in higher education and student learning. Each chapter contains quotations highlighting relevant points from the literature, followed by comprehensive reference lists.