Students Learn Better When… Top 10 #1 Students have multiple opportunities to retrieve, rehearse, and reflect #2 Material is meaningfully connected to prior knowledge including self-knowledge. They understand and care why the material is important. #3 Faculty have high expectations of student learning. #4 Students become intrinsically motivated and self-regulated learners, believing that they are capable of learning. #5 Students learn from each other. #6 Students have positive relationships with their instructors. #7 Students take time to learn and use that time well. #8 Students have active engagement with the material. #9 Assessment is used as another opportunity for learning. #10 Students are willing to take risks because they know how to learn from their failures.