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Jessica_Johnson_007PSFHigh-Fidelity Patient Simulation Increases Dietetic Students’ Self-Efficacy Prior to Clinical Supervised Practice: A Preliminary Study
Jessica D. Todd, MS, RD, LD; Catherine S. McCarroll, MPH, RD, LD; Anita M. Nucci, PhD, RD, LD
This study examined the effect of high-fidelity patent simulation (HPS) on dietetics students’ self-efficacy before supervised clinical practice.  View the full article here.


Student Engagement Techniques
A Handbook for College Faculty
Elizabeth F. Barkley
A comprehensive resource that offers college teachers a dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundred tips, strategies, and techniques that have been proven to help teachers from a wide variety of disciplines and institutions motivate and connect with their students.
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Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
Peter c. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel
Although this 2014 book does not focus exclusively on higher education, it seems to be the best summary of the current state of research on learning. Two cognitive psychologists teamed up with a novelist to create a book that uses engaging storied and examples to provide a thorough grounding in the science of learning, and its implications for both students and teachers.


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Getting Stared with Team-based Learning
Jim Sibley and Pete Ostafichuk
TBL is a uniquely powerful form of small group learning. It harnesses the power of teams and social learning with accountability structures and instructional sequences. This book provides the guidance, from first principles to examples of practice, together with concrete advice, suggestions, and tips to help you succeed in the TBL classroom. This book will help you understand what TBL is and why it is so powerful. You will find what you need to plan, build, implement, and use TBL effectively. This book will appeal to both the novice and the expert TBL teacher.
Source of these reviews: https://Chroniclevitae.com


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What the Best College Teacher Do
Ken Bain
This 2004 book remains the gold standard for excellence in writing on higher education. Bain distills the lessons he learned from a 15-year study of the most effective and exceptional college professors he could find. The results are thought-provoking and instructive. Many find this book a pleasure to read.

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