The state of confusion around engagement, student-centred education and learning outcomes

Ireland“There seems to be a consensus that we have a problem with student engagement – or a lack of it. Anecdotes abound about poor attendance, a general lack of interest, rote learning, students looking at their phones and even sleeping during lectures, and students not bothering to read manuals in advance of laboratory classes. As I have shown in an earlier blog, the problem with engagement is not just anecdotal …” (more)

[Greg Foley, An Irish Blog about Education, 7 August]

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