‘What Works’ in the Messy Landscape of Teaching and Learning | Faculty Focus

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The title is borrowed from text in an excellent article that challenges our use of the “what works” phrase in relationship to teaching and learning. Biology professor Kimberly Tanner writes, “…

CERT‘s insight:

Teaching and Learning has no real pre-determined recipes. In the end, we do believe that the teacher has to be the one to take the initial decision that is related to the expectations she/he builds up towards learning. There is no real "what works…!" DO NOT EXPECT IT. And if anyone tells you what works best, then take it with a pinch of salt and remember that that particular issue might have worked with only one class in one particular context. Teaching is a complex activity. Let us all treat it with the respect and professionalism it deserves! 

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