APS-STP Teaching Institute Opening Plenary
Mindsets: Implications for Teaching, Testing, and Feedback
Carol S. Dweck
Students with a growth mindset (those who believe that their intellectual skills can be developed) often learn better and earn higher grades than those with a fixed mindset, particularly in challenging courses. In this talk, I present research suggesting how a growth mindset can be fostered in students.
2010 Program Committee
Tyler S. Lorig, Washington and Lee University (Chair); Nalini Ambady, Tufts University; Abigail Baird, Vassar College; Sian Beilock, University of Chicago; Daniel Klein, Stony Brook University, The State University of New York; Richard Lewis, Pomona College; Kris Preacher, University of Kansas; Deidra Schleicher, Purdue University; Timothy Strauman, Duke University; Tracy Zinn, James Madison University