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Students will:

  • Select the option that best meets their needs:
  • Download the App to their mobile device
  • Create your own data, images, audio, etc:
    • Flashcards
    • Games
    • Practice quizzes

How to best use these tools to enhance your learning? Try these research-supported strategies with your new Apps above:

  • Distributed practice
    • Implementing a schedule of practice that spreads out study activities over time
    • Practice, review, engage with your learning materials periodically across the semester
  • Practice testing
    • Self-testing or taking practice tests over to-be-learned material
  • Elaborative interrogation
    • Generating an explanation for why an explicitly stated fact or concept is true
  • Self explanation
    • Explaining how new information is related to known information, or explaining steps taken
      during problem solving

Source: Dunlosky, J., Rawson, K. A., Marsh, E. J., Nathan, M. J., & Willingham, D. T. (2013). Improving students' learning with effective learning techniques: Promising directions from cognitive and educational psychology. Psychological Science In The Public Interest, 14(1), 4-58. doi:10.1177/1529100612453266

May 26, 2022