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Pop quiz: Testing earns high marks as learning tool

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Students learn more from taking tests than they do by studying, according to new research from a Purdue University cognitive psychologist and memory expert. “That’s contrary to our conventional way of thinking; learning only takes place when studying, additional studying increases learning, and testing just assesses what we know,” said Jeffrey […] Read the full story

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Valentine-themed “Idol” fills Purdue stage with love songs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Dozens of Purdue University students and staff are belting out love songs in a week long competition between would-be pop stars that culminates in a live Valentine’s Day finale at 8 p.m. on Thursday (Feb. 14). More than 30 semifinal performances will be shown repeatedly on video at Ford Dining Court […] Read the full story

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Valentine-themed “Idol” fills Purdue stage with love songs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Dozens of Purdue University students and staff are belting out love songs in a week long competition between would-be pop stars that culminates in a live Valentine’s Day finale at 8 p.m. on Thursday (Feb. 14). More than 30 semifinal performances will be shown repeatedly on video at Ford Dining Court […] Read the full story

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Email scam continues to plague Purdue inboxes

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The IT Networks & Security Incident Response group is continuing to warn the Purdue community about reports of an e-mail scam targeting campus e-mail users. The e-mail appears to come from the “Purdue Team” and asks e-mail owners to verify their e-mail usernames and passwords or risk their account being closed. […] Read the full story

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Students and technology focus of March Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — On March 4 and 5, university educators and educational technologists from the Midwest will meet at the Teaching and Learning with Technology conference in Stewart Center. Presentations, workshops, poster sessions, and vendor exhibits address this year’s theme: “Enhancing the Student Experience.” “We selected the student as our theme because it echoes […] Read the full story

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Chimp expert Goodall to speak as part of Purdue School of Science centennial

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Tickets will go on sale Feb. 18 for a presentation by Jane Goodall, a world-renowned humanitarian and primatologist, who will speak at Purdue on March 29. Goodall’s talk, “Reason for Hope,” is the College of Science Centennial Finale Event. It will be at 1 p.m. March 29 in Elliott Hall of […] Read the full story

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