Can students learn study skills?

Interesting. I got to meet Graham a couple of times before I left Winchester, and he's producing some really interesting content (as is the FASTECH project): So what does “improving ­students” actually consist of? “How to” guides on study skills – how to take notes, how to structure an essay and so on – contain what appears to be sound enough advice (although the similarity between them is both striking and s­uspicious). However, attempts to…

Large Class Sizes Affecting NSS/Assessment Grades?

Professor Graham Gibbs, who I worked with whilst working on the FASTECH project at Winchester - writing a series of pieces for Times Higher Education - this one on class sizes - worth reading: Average school class sizes are used in international league tables as indicators of national commitment to education. And school classes of a similar size to those in UK higher education are rarely found outside developing countries. The effects of class size are…
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