Higher-order thinking and metacognition

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    Integrating art into the chemistry curriculum

    21 August 2014

    The recent Chemistry World themed issue on Chemistry and Art brought to mind a range of possibilities for integrating art into the chemistry curriculum by means of context based learning

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    Overconfidence = underperformance?

    6 March 2014

    Address metacognition more effectively

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    Hidden misunderstandings

    28 February 2014

    Testing understanding of concepts and their application

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    The logic of phlogiston

    7 January 2014

    Despite efforts to teach logic and critical thinking in the classroom, students will often give the answer that they think is expected. Perhaps a discredited theory from the 18th century can help students see how different conclusions can be drawn from the same experiment, suggests Mike Tingle

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    The logic of phlogiston

    7 January 2014

    Despite efforts to teach logic and critical thinking in the classroom, students will often give the answer that they think is expected. Perhaps a discredited theory from the 18th century can help students see how different conclusions can be drawn from the same experiment, suggests Mike Tingle

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    Student-generated assessment

    1 January 2013

    Simon Bates and Ross Galloway tell us how students can use PeerWise to design high quality and effective learning material

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    Jump-starting lectures

    1 September 2012

    There is an emerging trend towards using pre-lecture activities to support tertiary level learning: the options investigated