Educational Research

On the Use of High-Frequency, Low-Stakes Assessments for STEM Undergraduate Education

Undergraduates can be kept actively engaged through a variety of methods. One important method involves the use of high-frequency, low-stakes (HFLS) testing. In practice, this involves the repeated use of evaluation mechanisms that have little impact on a student’s grade. The remainder of the work presented herein will present some [...]

2023-12-13T08:49:52-05:00December 11th, 2023|Assessment Techniques, Curriculum Design, Educational Research|

Challenge-based learning an emergent educational model for Engineering Education in the post-COVID era

Fig.1. Manuscripts published and indexed in SCOPUS on Challenge-Based Learning (Title, Abstract, Keywords) from 1993 to September 23, 2021 (http://www.scopus.com) The transformation of education is constant, technological advances, the evolution of science, new concepts, new challenges, new experiences and global situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic make it [...]

2021-10-08T20:26:30-04:00October 8th, 2021|Educational Research, Project Based Learning|

Balancing Educational Methodologies and Technologies

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are bringing new ways to interact and manipulate information that were previously unseen. They are also easily re-configurable, meaning that once the infrastructure is available (the computer laboratory, the internet connection, the educational laptop, etc.) it is considerably cheaper to test new software and to [...]

2021-05-04T22:09:20-04:00April 29th, 2021|Cooperative & Collaborative Learning, Educational Research|