How Students Can Improve by Studying Themselves

Researchers at CUNY's Graduate Center push 'self-regulated learning'

Struggling Students Can Improve by Studying Themselves, Research Shows 1

Yunghi Kim for The Chronicle

Grazyna Niezgoda, a math instructor at New York City College of Technology, says most students eventually appreciate the new methods.

"OK, how many of you were overconfident about this question? I want to see someone who wrote down a 4 or 5 for confidence."

Grazyna Niezgoda, a veteran instructor at New York City College of Technology, is reviewing an algebra quiz in front of a crowded section of developmental mathematics—a noncredit course for students who have failed the City University of New York's mathematics entrance test. If these students want to stay at City Tech, they need to pass that