Tip Sheets: Support for Student Learning
In the transition to university, students often take a “stenographer” approach to notetaking.
In the transition to university, you need to start making choices about how you read course materials such as textbooks, journal articles, and course notes
How to have conversations with students about academic integrity and discipline norms in order to discourage the use of artificial intelligence tools for nefarious purposes.
Some basic skills can help you to be a more effective communicator in the classroom.
This Teaching Tip discusses the challenge of effectively using feedback to enhance students' learning and performance. Feedback literacy involves understanding and using feedback to enhance learning strategies.
A three-way game of rock-paper-scissorsAudio version of "Group decision making" tip sheet (MP3)
Many skills and attitudes towards learning are required for success in an independent study environment.
Working in groups can be both rewarding and challenging.
Working in groups is quite different than working individually.
Online discussions can help you prepare for class, learn discussion skills, practice your writing skills, and learn from others
Online outliners such as WorkFlowy allow you to create lists with an infinite number of hierarchical levels: items, sub items, sub sub items, and so on
We are continually receiving and giving feedback.
Learning independently can be challenging, even for the brightest and most motivated students.
Independent study experiences can be extremely rewarding both for students and their advising instructors
This document provides brief guidance on appropriate ways of interacting with your classmates, teaching assistants, and instructors in online, professional contexts. It applies to email, online discussion groups, and online chats.
Audio version of "Teamwork skills: Being an effective group member" tip sheet (MP3)
Thousands of books, manuals and how-to guides offer advice on research writing.
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Learning style preferences refer to the “characteristic strengths and preferences in the ways [people] take in and process information” (Felder, 1996). This teaching tip reviews important considerations when understanding and applying learning styles and the Soloman-Felder model of learning styles.