Student satisfaction in flipped classroom is built on steerage, pedagogy, and a safe atmosphere

Journal Reference: Erkko Sointu, Mareena Hyypiä, Matthew C. Lambert, Laura Hirsto, Markku Saarelainen, Teemu Valtonen. Preliminary evidence of key factors in successful flipping: predicting positive student experiences in flipped classrooms. Higher Education, 2022; DOI: 10.1007/s10734-022-00848-2 In traditional higher education teaching, the student attends a lecture where the teacher gives an oral presentation to teach about … Read more

Conn College student plays Leonardo DiCaprio’s son in star-studded ‘Don’t Look Up’

Conn College student plays Leonardo DiCaprios son in star studded

It’s one thing for someone with almost no prior acting experience to play Leonardo DiCaprio’s onscreen son in one of the most star-studded movies of 2021. It’s an entirely different thing to have improvised a line during a climactic scene that ended up in the final cut. Robert Radochia, a junior and economics major at Connecticut College … Read more

School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity

Journal Reference: Jeannette R. Ickovics, Kathleen O’Connor Duffany, Fatma M. Shebl, Sue M. Peters, Margaret A. Read, Kathryn R. Gilstad-Hayden, Marlene B. Schwartz. Implementing School-Based Policies to Prevent Obesity: Cluster Randomized Trial. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2019; 56 (1): e1 DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.08.026 The five-year trial, conducted in conjunction with the Rudd Center for Food … Read more

Doctoral student finds alternative cell option for organs-on-chips

Journal Reference: Tanmay Mathur, James J. Tronolone, Abhishek Jain. Comparative Analysis of Blood‐Derived Endothelial Cells for Designing Next‐Generation Personalized Organ‐on‐Chips. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2021; 10 (22) DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.121.022795 As an example, even though sickle cell disease was first described in the early 1900s, the range of severity in the disease causes challenges … Read more