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Dates and Events


September

September 24               Outstanding incomplete grades convert to failing   
September 24               Travel study final grades due
September 27                Lunch 'n' Learn - Advising Month: Sense of belonging
 

October

October 2                       Lunch 'n' Learn - Information about the Council of
                                       Undergraduate Research
October 6                       Fall break begins
October 9                       Last day of fall break
October 11                     Lunch 'n' Learn - Advising month:  How to use the
                                       Fourtitute data for advising
October 17                     Lunch 'n' Learn
October 19                     Midterm grades due
October 19                     Lunch 'n' Learn -Advising month: International
                                       students and their academic challenges
October 25                     Lunch 'n' Learn - Advising month: Students of special
                                       needs
 

November

November 2                   Lunch 'n' Learn - My wellness at Furman
November 7                   Last day to withdraw from a course
November 8                   Lunch 'n' Learn - Study Away
November 16                 Lunch 'n' Learn - Conscious leadership
November 21                 First day of Thanksgiving Holiday
November 22                 Thanksgiving Day
November 23                 Holiday
November 30                 Lunch 'n' Learn - Moodle and make-up school days

December

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
 


INTERESTING READS

Papers cited by Dr. Gil Einstein on 8/23/18.

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 practise 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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