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Students experience many barriers to producing quality student research. They may suffer from library anxiety, have a flawed understanding of the process and nature of research, or not understand faculty expectations for the assignment.

5 Ways Faculty Can Improve the Quality of Student Research

Students experience many barriers to producing quality research. Library anxiety is one. They mistakenly believe that they should be able to navigate a library by the time they reach college, and they feel shame that they cannot. Alex Nunes suggests that this current generation of students has an additional level of complexity for library instruction: […]

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Providing a positive online experience can help students navigate online coursework, have an engaging learning experience and have less frustration due to distance.

Top Ten List for Online Distance Education Students

Over six million higher education students in the US take at least one course online.[1] Distance education, like its counterpart in the classroom, should deliver, through instructors, the best opportunity to learn possible. Providing a positive online experience can help students navigate online coursework, have an engaging learning experience and have less frustration due to […]

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Initial research suggests strong consideration of a comprehensive Test Optional policy.

Test-Optional Movement: Should We Require SAT or ACT or Neither

The number of higher education institutions rethinking how they screen and accept new students continues to grow (Goral, 2018).   Many higher education institutions no longer require ACT or SAT scores for prospective undergraduates.  These test-optional schools say the tests place an unfair cost and burden on low-income and minority students and ultimately hinder efforts […]

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