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Thoughts on Engaged Learning at Parish

This head line below from the Chronicle recently caught my eye:

ChronicalArticle_Harvard

The methodology of the Harvard research that used secret cameras to study class attendance has concerned some faculty members. But putting aside the question of whether the methodology was ethical, what did the researchers learn about classroom-attendance patterns from their study, and what were the motives behind the experiment?

Harvard, of all places, concerned about attendance in their lecture halls.  What gives? As the tides shift in education, I thought: “canary in the coalmine.”  Continue reading