Thoughts on student engagement

Ireland“One of my favourite education quotes is Robert Coe’s ‘Engagement is a poor proxy for learning’. It’s very easy to presume that just because students are busy doing stuff that they are actually learning something. This is not necessarily the case and it seems to me that an awful lot of innovation in education focuses on engagement without really asking if students are learning anything of substance …” (more)

[Tales from Academia, 20 February]

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