The Science of Learning: A Crash Course in What Works

Fall 2023

348, James E. Walker Library (LIB)

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The science of learning has recently flooded faculty learning centers across the nation, and this workshop will provide participants a crash course in what works: retrieving, spacing, and interleaving to learn. These three key strategies, as described in books such as Make It Stick and Powerful Teaching, help students learn for now and for the long haul. Participants will leave with six reliable and customizable ways to unleash the science of learning in their classrooms right now. 


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