One of the challenges facing higher education is a huge amount of tacit knowledge—things that we don’t know we know—about both our academic expertise and our teaching expertise. We need to make that knowledge explicit in order to make progress. This post unpacks a peculiar kind of literacy problem.
And now for something completely different.
I’m thrilled to announce our first Empirical Educator Project contribution. From the press release: Carnegie Mellon University and Duke University have shared newly available free tools that will significantly lower the barriers to conducting ethical educational research. The two universities contributed the tools through e-Literate’s Empirical Educator Project (EEP), an effort to promote broader adoption […]
We interviewed real, live learning scientists from Carnegie Mellon University to get a better sense of what’s real and how the research can impact classroom teaching. And you know what? They weren’t scary at all!