Category Archives: Research

Presentation of research articles

RAP ON: Live Streamed or Face to Face? Comparing Efficacy

Editor’s Note:  Universities nationwide are preparing for the summer and fall terms. After a quick pivot to emergency remote teaching this spring, there is now a small window of time to prepare for the next phase of education during the … Continue reading

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Where Are All the Men?… In Higher Education Human Sexuality Courses

About the Author:  Kalina Lamb is a Health Psychology PhD student at Oregon State University researching sexual minority health and religion and health topics. She is passionate about health equity and inclusive education.  This is part of our series of Research Advancing … Continue reading

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Eating your Peas, like Active Learning, not Preferred but Better for You.

[This is the first in a series of Research Advancing Pedagogy (RAP) blogs, designed to share the latest pedagogical research from across the disciplines in a pragmatic format] “I wish he would just lecture instead of all this active learning … Continue reading

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Return on Investment

What if a college instructor could appreciably increase the likelihood of the long-term well-being of a student by simply having a few conversations with the student? Great Jobs Great Lives, the recently released 2014 Gallup-Purdue Index National Report, links the quality of … Continue reading

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Universal Design for Teaching and Learning

 “Universal design is the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design” –Ron Mace, NCSU Center for Universal Design  Though the term “universal design” … Continue reading

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Flipped Learning

Have you heard about flipped learning, but you aren’t quite sure what it is or whether you want to try it?  Is there solid evidence that it fosters student success and engagement? If you’re trying to answer these questions, check … Continue reading

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Research and Development in Teaching Improvement

Are you curious about what the research agenda is for the improvement of teaching? The Carnegie Institute  is a leader in setting the agenda for R & D. In 2011 Carnegie invited a group of nationally recognized teaching and learning … Continue reading

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