Category StudyMate

Teaching Tip: Grading Students in StudyMate Class

A student takes a test, and gets a grade. Writes a paper, and gets a grade. Gives a presentation, turns in homework, submits a lab project … more grades. Grading is the engine of education. As students spend more time with learning management systems, there is a greater desire by instructors to track and grade […]

Learning Styles Don’t Matter

by David Smetters, CEO, Respondus Inc. A recent article in a psychology journal presents evidence that learning styles are a bunch of bunk. The authors express it more eloquently, but their conclusion is that students can learn equally well using different learning styles. More than that, they assert that students don’t learn information any better […]