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Dates and Events

December 2018

December 6                   Lunch 'n' Learn - Academic Integrity
December 11                 Student opinion of instruction survey period opens
December 11                 Classes end
December 12                 Study day
December 13                 Final examinations begin
December 19                 Final examinations end
December 20                 Student opinion of instruction survey period closes
December 21                 Final grades due
December 22                 First day of Winter Break
 

January 2019

January 14                    Classes begin
January 17                    Lunch 'n' Learn - My Furman Pathway
January 21                    Holiday - Martin Luther King
January 23                    Lunch 'n' Learn - My Furman Pathway
January 29                    Restricted Add/Drop closes for all students
January 30                    Outstanding incomplete grades convert to failing
January 30                    Travel study final grades due
 

FEBRUARY 2019

February 1                    Lunch 'n' Learn - My Furman Pathway
February 8                    Lunch 'n' Learn - My Furman Pathway
February 14                  Lunch 'n' Learn - My Furman Pathway
February 15                  Summer Registration begins
February 21                  Lunch 'n' Learn - Some cool things to do in Moodle
February 28                  Lunch 'n' Learn

 

INTERESTING READS

Role of expectations and explanations in learning by teaching. Fiorella & Mayer (2014)

Spacing effects in real‐world classroom vocabulary learning. Sobel, et al (2011)

The read-recite-review study strategy: Effective and portable. Callender & McDaniel (2009)

Metacognitive strategies in student learning: Do students practice retrieval when they study on their own? Karpicke, Butler, & Roediger (2009)

Spacing effects in learning: A temporal ridgeline of optimal retention. Cepeda, Vul, Rohrer, Wixted, & Pashler (2008)

The shuffling of mathematics problems improves learning. Rohrer & Taylor (2007)

The read-recite-review study strategy: Effective and portable. McDaniel, Howard, & Einstein (2007)

Building on a foundation: Strategies, processes, and outcomes of health promotion in primary health care settings. Moulton, et al (2006)

Test-enhanced learning: Taking memory tests improves long-term retention. Roediger & Karpicke (2006)

Retrieval practice produces more learning than elaborate studying with concept mapping. Karpicke & Blunt (2001)

Learning with analogy and elaborative interrogation. McDaniel & Donnelly (1996)

Memory and metamemory considerations in the training of human beings. Bjork (1994)

Differences in the precision of self-generated elaborations. Stein, Bransford, et al (1982)

Effective Study. Robinson (1941)
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