Visible Learning

The following is a video describing the 8 principles of John Hattie’s book Visible Learning for Teachers/ Maximizing Impact on Learning. The idea is that if instructors follow these ways of thinking they will have a more powerful impact on their students’ learning. Some of these rules seem more concrete than others – ie. I know what… Continue reading Visible Learning


One concept that resonated with me when reading Barkley’s text was the one of Expectancy. Specifically summed up: “Students’ expectations are inextricably linked with their self-perceptions. Students must have confidence that, with appropriate effort, they can succeed. If there is no hope, there is no motivation.” Cross and Steadman (1996) p.11 in Barkley’s text. Barkley… Continue reading Expectancy