This blog post is part of the #chemedcarnival theme “What education research has most influenced your practice?“ “I would have liked more practice of exam questions” “I feel like I wasn’t simply trying to get a good mark” Whenever I encounter educational research which shows what works (or doesn’t work), observe how students are learning … More The importance of student motivation
This year’s Variety in Chemistry Education Physics Higher Education Conference (VICEPHEC) conference was held at the University of York. I presented some of the results of the group’s active learning project as part of the poster session on Friday. I’ve posted copy of presentation is here for anyone who would like to have a look.
In my previous blog about how I help students in the lab, I explained that I have been keeping a record of the questions that students have been asking me over the last academic year during laboratory practical classes. The most interesting type of questions were those that I categorised as helping students make decisions, … More How do I help students in the lab? – part 2