Learning Agency founder Ulrich Boser has a new TEDx talk on the science of learning.
The talk discusses the "New Smart"--and details how everyone can get better at learning.
On the crowdsourcing website Mturk, we’ve been building a panel of teachers in order to better understand how educators view teaching and learning. We've also been conducting large-scale surveys and experimental research to better understand how people learn.
Together with a number of partners, we aim to create high-quality video resources that show the science of learning in action as well as elevate the science of learning more broadly.
Research has been pretty clear that that active learning can increase learning in the STEM fields, but one question that remains is how to promote these practices among students?
A Conversation with Paul Rivas on Overconfidence and the Importance of Goal Setting, Emotions, and Reflection
Why do we learn? Often people think that we learn in order to solve problems. So we gain Excel skills, so that we can do our taxes. But we also learn simply to notice, to gain awareness.
As we have been pulling together an online class on “learning to learn,” we decided to consider the research on online learning generally. We wrote up some of our conclusions in this blog post and look forward to hearing feedback in the comments.
I'm always on the look out for new science of learning research, hunting for new studies that help move the field forward.
There are not that many universities that have fully embraced the science of learning. Some schools might have clickers in a few classrooms for example.
The Learning Agency advisor and George Mason University Economics professor Phil Auerswald recently finished up a powerful Tedx talk titled "Eye Contact Can't Be Automated."