Blog posts and resources relating to teaching social sciences.

Noah Barsky

Tips for Writing Case Studies

Ed. note – This post is drawn from two articles that originally appeared at SAGE Connection. Textbook examples certify learning. […]

3 years ago

See the Error, See the Individual — and See the Intervention

The guest editors of a special issue of the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment explain how its scholarship helps is to understand what students’ errors on standardized tests of academic achievement tell us about teaching and learning, and how we can use this knowledge to inform the assessment process and development of educational interventions

3 years ago

Book Review: 100 Activities for Teaching Research Methods

Reviewer Sarah Lewthwaite finds that in ‘100 Activities for Teaching Research Methods,’ Catherine Dawson offers an important and welcome addition to the emerging literature on the practical aspects of teaching research methods.

3 years ago

You’d Like PowerPoint If You Only Used It Right

It’s a poor workman who blames his tools, argue two proponents of the ‘proper’ use of PowerPoint in the classroom. And here they offer tips on how to use the dread Microsoft product well.

4 years ago

Will SPOCs Live Long and Prosper?

We’re familiar with MOOCs — massive online courses. But what’s happened to the smaller — and more human-sized — online courses of yore?

5 years ago
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