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By Dian Schaffhauser A technical report from a University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance researcher finds that students in a hybrid class that incorporated instructional technology with in-class lectures scored a letter grade higher on average than their counterparts who took the same class in a more traditional format. Read More

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Community colleges are increasingly finding that many of the issues they deal with on a day-to-day basis — retention and remedial education, to name two — are just as present among the students they don’t see as the ones who show up for class on campus. Read More

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By JEREMY BAILENSON My virtual representation of me, commonly known as an avatar, can outperform me as a teacher any day. It can pay unwavering attention to every student in a class of 100 or more; show my most spectacular actions while concealing any lapse, like losing my cool; and detect the slightest movement, hint […]

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