With a foundation in the cognitive and psychological science of learning, these resources support instructors and students alike to understand better how learning happens in order to create effective learning environments and support student achievement.
Understanding some of the key cognitive and psychological processes of learning can support instructors to design effective learning environments that encourage knowledge retention, build student expertise, and increase student motivation and sense of belonging.
Encompassing a range of activities and approaches, assessment provides students with opportunities to demonstrate their learning and offers instructors valuable feedback on students’ achievement of learning goals. These resources offer research-based guidelines and practical strategies for effectively assessing student learning and using assessment to improve the learning environment.
RESOURCES FOR LEARNERS
To promote learner agency and self-assessment, these resources distill research on learning and support students to effectively study and plan ahead.