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When Educational Research Results Disagree

It happens regularly in educational research: two studies look at the same intervention and report findings that disagree. That frustrates teachers looking for a clear answer about a technique’s effectiveness. But are the findings all that matter in these empirical explorations of instructional strategies?

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Giving the Gift of Self-Directed Learning through Cognitive Wrappers

As instructors, we want our students to be self-directed learners. We want them to be able to evaluate their submissions and think through their learning process. In fact, thinking about one’s thinking improves understanding of content and assignment submissions (Bowen, 2013). But the challenge is

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