Tension Between Student Privacy and Data Mining

Disclaimer: Discussion of IRB’s and human subjects research ahead, so delete now! I think this is an interesting read. For our research in TLT, we have to consider the questions we want to answer and the minimum amount of private data we need to answer those questions. We have no research study...Read more

Building A Sense of Belonging in STEM Class

I came across a new study in which the researchers examined students’ sense of belonging—belonging in class, belonging in the major, and belonging to the institution—and its relationship to academic engagement and self-efficacy. The study is quite interesting and suggests an important role for...Read more