PERTS: Project for Education Research That Scales

What is PERTS? PERTS (Project for Education Research That Scales), located at Stanford University, is a center for applied research that focuses on academic motivation and achievement. PERTS team members conduct research that explores ways of improving motivation, using the information they received from partnered schools, colleges, and organizations. The PERTS website provides many great … Continue reading PERTS: Project for Education Research That Scales

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Teaching First-Year Students

September 29, 2009- The first session for the 2009-2010 season dealt with the issues and concerns that come with teaching the first year student. Presenters included Gina Occhiogrosso, Professor of Art, Angela Gordon, Professor of Business, and Joseph Pryba, Assistant Director of Resident Life. Presenters spoke about the challenges first year students face and how … Continue reading Teaching First-Year Students