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How One Email From You Could Help Students Succeed (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

How One Email From You Could Help Students Succeed (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

"A few years ago, Zoë Cohen noticed a troubling sign in her 'Physiology of the Immune System' course: A larger number of students than usual had failed the first exam. Cohen had changed up the way she taught the course that year, part of a broader push toward active learning at the University of Arizona, where she is an assistant professor. The different style was probably a big adjustment for her upper-level students after years of taking lecture-based courses, she thought."—Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Sometimes, just a little bit of personalized encouragement can go a long way. Read how this professor sent emails to nudge students in a large course back on track. —Eduwire Editors