Provide opportunities for student practice

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Provide opportunities for student practice

Evidence shows that engaging in varied or interleaved practice significantly improves your ability to transfer learning from one situation and apply it successfully to another (Brown, Roediger, & McDaniel, 2014). Instructors can organize their course to support interleaved practice for students.

Download a resource on providing opportunities for student practice.

The preferred study practices for most students are reading and multiple repetitions of something they are trying to memorize. Unfortunately, these are also among the least productive (Brown, Roediger, & McDaniel, 2014). You can introduce students to proven study practices shown to improve learning and preparing for exams.

Download a handout you can share with students that highlights effective study habits.