Journal Club Spring 2017 Week 7

In this two-week segment we will hear from some faculty using evidence-based techniques in their classes.  Next week, Raghu Parthasarathy (Thursday) and Kelly Sutherland (Friday) will share the approaches they take to teaching their classes and highlight activities they have developed for their students.  This week, we will build a foundation for some of the central ideas our guests will discuss.  To prepare:

For Thursday please read:
Why peer discussion improves student performance on in-class concept questions.  http://science.sciencemag.org/content/323/5910/122.full
And watch a short video, “Clickers in the Classroom:  The Research.  Do clickers help students learn?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxKHXyVtVIA

For Friday please read:
Greenwald, A. G., & Krieger, L. H. (2006). Implicit bias: Scientific foundations. California Law Review94(4), 945-967.http://www.jstor.org/stable/20439056?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
And
Bartlett, T. (2017). Can we really measure implicit bias? Maybe not. The Chronicle of Higher Education. : http://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-We-Really-Measure-Implicit/238807?cid=trend_right_a

We will meet in 217 LISB (Lewis Integrative Sciences Building) at 9:00 am on Thursdays and 1:00 pm on Fridays.

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