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Moy, Elizabeth; O'Sullivan, Gerard; Terlecki, Melissa; Jernstedt, Christian – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2014
Discoveries in the learning sciences (especially in neuroscience) have yielded a rich and growing body of knowledge about how students learn, yet this knowledge is only half of the story. The other half is "know how," i.e. the application of this knowledge. For faculty members, that means applying the discoveries of the learning sciences…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Metacognition, Teacher Effectiveness
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Bowers-Campbell, Joy – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2008
Difficulties characterizing developmental college students are reviewed within the context of motivational theories of learning. The author highlights problems of low self-efficacy and inadequate self-regulated learning for developmental college students. The author argues that the use of Facebook, a widely-used social networking technology, may…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, College Students, Self Efficacy, Higher Education