Guest Post: Benefits of Giving Students Choices, Maryellen Weimer, Faculty Focus

In this post from Faculty Focus, Maryellen Weimer highlights the benefits of giving students choices in order for students to become more self-directed learners, develop skills for asking the right questions, and increase motivation and buy-in.

Example of decisions that instructors might let student make include paper or project topics, choice of exam questions or homework problems, and some power over what to read.

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