Choral Explanations for Student Success: A Proposal

This is a proposal on how an approach to community resource building called  “Choral Explanations” could be used to increase retention, based on recent research into the relationship of “belonging” and “mindset”. But we need to cover some background first. Mindset, Motivation, and Belonging We’ve long known that a sense of belonging is crucial to student … Continue reading Choral Explanations for Student Success: A Proposal

Choral Explanations and OER: A Summary of Thinking to Date

For the past few months I have been talking about “choral explanations” and how they might transform our approach to OER. This is an outgrowth of my work on federated wiki and Wikity, but is a much more specific and immediately applicable idea. In fact, as I will show below, choral explanations are already in … Continue reading Choral Explanations and OER: A Summary of Thinking to Date