A researcher who studies ways to help students become better readers and writers describes how to create a homework habit using a loop: cue, routine, reward.
A psychologist and parenting expert shares practical tips on how college students who are parents can help both themselves and their children excel in school.
Rather than just blaming the students, educators must consider why course materials are not being read and develop strategies to tackle the problems students face.
Students who have desks at home tend to do better academically. So why isn’t more attention given to this issue, as it is to the digital divide?
Starting out at university can be daunting, even more so amid the uncertainties of a pandemic. But students can maximise their chances of thriving by taking a few simple steps.
Students need to be able to manage their time, write to an academic standard, be aware of what constitutes plagiarism, make sure they know what support services are available to them, and have fun!
It can be hard to get into a study groove, but removing distractions, getting enough sleep, self-testing, spacing out your study and creating memory aids can help students succeed.
Distance education for teacher training has its problems. Improved support can address these issues - but some of it should come from students themselves.
University students sometimes retake courses they had previously failed. How well do they perform on their second attempt?