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SOTL

SOTL stands for scholarship of teaching and learning. It is a systematic and rigorous inquiry into one’s learning and teaching process with an objective to improve the same. It is a type of scholarship having the same importance as traditional academic research.  The activities associated… Read More »SOTL

Scantron

Scantron refers to a testing method. This method uses optical mark recognition (OMR). In scantron, a light comes from a scanner, strikes on a paper, and identifies the dark marks on it. In any exam, the students have to mark answers on a sheet of… Read More »Scantron

Summative Assessment

Summative Assessment or Evaluation is an assessment of participants that focuses on the outcome of a program. It is in contrast with the formative assessment that focuses on the development of participants over a period. Michael Scriven, an academic philosopher or polymath, claims all assessments… Read More »Summative Assessment

Study Materials

The learning materials provided by the teacher, school, company, or organization for learning and research is called study materials. In other words, it is the collection of material including textbooks, basic syllabus of subjects, patter patterns, additional information of in-class activities, etc, that teachers may… Read More »Study Materials

Student-Teacher Interaction

Student-teacher interaction is considered an important aspect for various reasons. Teachers who had a positive interaction with their students reported that their students were more involved and attentive in studies and had better attendance in the classroom. Teacher-student interaction has resulted in a positive classroom… Read More »Student-Teacher Interaction

Student Success

Student success is when a student receives positive outcomes for his hard work. A student’s success is not only measured by the completion of a degree and a higher percentage, but it is also marked by high-quality learning,  understanding, the values he develops, and his… Read More »Student Success

Synchronous Instruction

Synchronous Instruction refers to the instructions given by instructors to their students in the same place where learning takes place. Such instructions can be provided in in-person classes, online meetings, or get together of smaller groups.  Synchronous instruction is offered in real-time. The foremost advantage… Read More »Synchronous Instruction

Sources of Knowledge

Sources of knowledge refer to the means through which a person is acquiring knowledge.  Knowledge means skills, facts, or information acquired by any person, through experience or education. If someone is curious, then he will look for some sources for knowledge to clear things out.… Read More »Sources of Knowledge

Soft Skills

Soft skills include interpersonal skills and character traits. It refers to the skill sets that are necessary to identify the relationship of a person with other people. It is the opposite of hard skills, which refers to a person’s knowledge and occupational skills. Sociologists explain… Read More »Soft Skills