Tramadol nights

Its been a couple of weeks (and many answering blogposts) since Dr Ben Goldacre launched his paper on research in education, specifically discussing some of the benefits of using Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) and generally suggesting that evidence is a good thing. Nothing in this post should be construed as suggesting that any part of… Read More Tramadol nights

Students’ Approaches to Learning and Teachers’ Approaches to Teaching in Higher Education

This article by John T. E. Richardson (Educational Psychology, Vol 25, No 6 December 2005, pp. 673-680) looks at some the research in these two areas over the past 25 years. Starting from the idea that students adopt different learning strategies depending on “the content, context and demands of a particular task” a number of… Read More Students’ Approaches to Learning and Teachers’ Approaches to Teaching in Higher Education