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EdCog Journal Club

Join the fascinating conversation about education and cognition research as we explore the impact it has on current teaching practices. This interactive bi-weekly event will allow you to engage in research content that will enhance your understanding and application of educational techniques.

All Fall 2023 journal club meetings will take place online on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30am EST, starting September 20.

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Fall 2023 Schedule

Date Article
September 20 Freeman, S., Eddy, S. L., McDonough, M., Smith, M. K., Okoroafor, N., Jordt, H., & Wenderoth, M. P. (2014). Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences – PNAS, 111(23), 8410–8415.
October 4 Robinson, K. A., Lee, S. Y., Friedman, S., Christians, E., McKeague, M., Pavelka, L., & Sirjoosingh, P. (2022). “You know what, I can do this”: Heterogeneous joint trajectories of expectancy for success and attainment value in chemistry. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 69, 102055.
October 18 McDermott, K. B., Agarwal, P. K., D’Antonio, L., Roediger, H. L. III, & McDaniel, M. A. (2014). Both multiple-choice and short-answer quizzes enhance later exam performance in middle and high school classes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 20(1), 3–21.
November 1 Brady, S. T., Hard, B. M., & Gross, J. J. (2018). Reappraising test anxiety increases academic performance of first-year college students. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110(3), 395.
November 15 Pan, S.C., Sana, F., Samani, J., Cooke, J., & Kim J.A. (2020) Learning from errors: students’ and instructors’ practices, attitudes, and beliefs. Memory, 28:9, 1105-1122.
November 29 Bozeman, R., Mallett, R. K., Mitchell, L., & Tindale, R. S. (2023). May we take the test as a group? Examining group processes and member learning in a collaborative testing environment. Active Learning in Higher Education, 0(0).