December 6, 2017|Student Success|

Nudging Students Toward College Success

December 6, 2017|Student Success|

Economists and social and cognitive psychologists who study how people make choices have known for many years that people do not always have the time, inclination or mental wherewithal to act rationally. But they’ve also [...]

November 27, 2017|Guest Post|

Precision Education: Bringing a Scientific Perspective to Student Learning and Success

November 27, 2017|Guest Post|

Guest blog post by Dr. Huda Makhluf, Interim Director of the Precision Institute at National University I think of the act of teaching as scientific research, and each assignment as a hypothesis. When I teach [...]

November 17, 2017|Speaker Events|

Video Lecture: “Teaching for Understanding” by Dr. James Stigler, Inaugural Fellow of the Precision Institute at National University

November 17, 2017|Speaker Events|

Dr. James Stigler, a professor of developmental and cognitive psychology at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), is the inaugural research fellow with the Precision Institute at National University. He appeared at National University Sept. [...]

October 18, 2017|Student Success|

In the Driver’s Seat: How Dashboards Can Support Student Success

October 18, 2017|Student Success|

One of the most important features of Precision Education is that students can move at their own pace, following pathways customized to help them reach their educational goal. In order to stay motivated, they need [...]

October 18, 2017|Career Planning|

How Precision Education Supports Career Planning

October 18, 2017|Career Planning|

Career placement offices provide valuable services on college campuses: they help students find out about the job market, make the most of a job interview, write eye-catching resumes, and, if students contact the office early [...]

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