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Encouraging Effective Study Strategies • STEM Education Journal Club

September 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dr. Bryan Thurtle-Schmidt (BIO) leads a discussion of a 2018 journal article describing a simple intervention that encouraged spacing and self-testing study strategies for undergraduates in STEM that reduced grade differentials between majority and underrepresented students.

How do students study in STEM courses? Findings from a light-touch intervention and its relevance for underrepresented students.
Rodriguez F, Rivas MJ, Matsumura LH, Warschauer M, Sato BK
PLoS ONE 13(7): e0200767.

No sign-up necessary.  All are welcome.  Light refreshments provided.
Those who wish to read the article in advance may access it via this link.

Slides from the event are available at this link.

 

Details

Date:
September 6
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Venue

Wall 281
NC United States

Organizers

Esther Lherisson
Barbara Lom
Bryan Thurtle-Schmidt