Research on Learning Bibliography

This bibliography was created to support the development on this site. It has not been updated since 2008 and so does not reflect the current literature. It is provided here as an historical reference.


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Design Considerations for Exam Wrappers part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Tomorrow's Professor posting looks at the use of exam wrappers as a way to help students improve their performance on exams. Exam wrappers are short activities that direct students to ...

Ten Rules of Good (and Bad) Studying part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Tomorrow's Professor posting is an excerpt from A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) (2014). It summarizes excellent tips on good (and bad) ...

Systems Theory and Modeling part of SERC Web Resource Collection

From the website: 'This site is for teachers, students, and anyone else who would like a very brief, general introduction to systems thinking and systems modeling. It was written primarily as a ...

Scientific Argumentation in Earth System Science Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

We investigate the merit of including deliberate instruction on argumentation and debate in an undergraduate Earth system science course. We examine sample student evaluations of arguments ...

History of Energy in the United States: 1635-2000 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website, from the US Department of Energy, provides a history of energy use in the US from 1635-2000. It includes several figures showing how energy sources and consumption have changed through ...

Transfer of learning: Issues and research agenda part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a report on a workshop held at NSF in 2002. It begins with a broad introduction to the transfer of knowledge, discussing why it is both central and timely to the country's educational ...

Metacognition: An Overview part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The author reviews metacognition, metacognitive knowledge, metacognitive regulation, the distinction between cognitive and metacognitive strategies, the relationship between metacognition and ...

Overview of Learning And Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Extensive research, development, and testing led to the creation of this statistically valid and reliable tool for the diagnosis of study skills. The LASSI is a 10-scale, 60-item assessment of ...

Teaching Metacognition part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webpage features resources associated with the 2008 Educause Learning Initiative annual meeting session on Teaching Metacognition. It includes links to Marsha Lovett's powerpoint slides and ...

Teaching with Clickers part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This posting on the Tomorrow's Professor Mailing List is an excerpt from a longer article, Teaching with Clickers, by Erping Zhu, coordinator of instructional technology at the Center for ...

Fieldwork Bibliography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

An annotated bibliography from the Geography Discipline Network (affiliated with GEES in the UK) on learning in the field. Readers are invited to suggest additions to the bibliography.

Motivation: A General Overview of Theories part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This chapter in an e-book provides a brief summary of motivational theories that is written for educators. Topics include goals, self-efficacy, attribution theory, self-regulation and volition, and ...

Motivating Students part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This chapter from the book Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis is a great place to start for ideas and tips about increasing student motivation in your classes. The author presents a handy ...

Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages: Problem-Based Learning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This subsite of Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages provides a detailed description of problem-based learning as well as advice on how to teach using problem-based learning. The page highlights ...

Fieldwork is Good? The Student Experience of Field Courses part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site describes the results of a research project that was conducted across geography, earth science and environmental science disciplines to examine the effect of fieldwork on students' ...

Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the final report of the Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University. It provides detailed recommendations for how to link the undergraduate experience at research ...

Role Playing in Education. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article by Dr. Adam Blatner discusses role-playing in education. Role playing, a derivative of a sociodrama, is a method for exploring the issues involved in complex social situations. It may be ...

The Panda's Thumb part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Panda's Thumb is a website developed by the University of Ediacara, an advocate of evolution and geologic time. The site contains polls, recent discussions and comments regarding ...

Learning Domains or Bloom's Taxonomy part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides an explanation of Bloom's Taxonomy for the three domains of learning: cognitive, affective, and psychomotor. The cognitive domain involves knowledge and the development of ...

GeoPad: Information Technology for Field Science Education and Research part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides an overview of the GeoPad project, the software and hardware components of the unit, and a listing of publications, presentations, and case studies. The GeoPad is a TabletPC ...