Learning must be informed by scientific research and by establishing evidence-based feedback-loop. This is why the idea of a "Science Of Learning" attracted deep interest from people across different fields. This includes psychology, education, neuroscience, and technology, as well as from practitioners. The applied nature of Science Of Learning can be seen more and more … Continue reading What is the Science Of Learning? The birds eye view.
https://twitter.com/ulrichboser/status/1173716439523635201 "According to the Educational Endowment Foundation (EEF), which performs studies to try and close achievement gaps, metacognition"and feedback are two most effective educational interventions it has tested. In this study, Stanford researcher Patricia Chen et al conducted two field experiments: Selected university students were offered a variety of prompts to help them think about how they studied, … Continue reading Tweet: Stanford study on Meta-cognition and Self-regulation.
https://twitter.com/emollick/status/1171952039590543367 This study explored how variation in entrepreneurs' displayed passion affects informal investor interest in start-up ventures by examining neural responses to entrepreneurs' pitches using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI).It found that founders displaying high passion increase investor neural engagement by 39% and investor interest in the venture by 26% over those displaying low passion.A … Continue reading Tweet: How founder passion affects investors of different levels
https://twitter.com/ulrichboser/status/1171102215475531778 This study compared passive lectures with active learning using a randomized experimental approach and identical course materials The study reached the following findings; Students in the active classroom learn more.But, they feel like they learn less. It shows that this negative correlation is caused mostly by the increased cognitive effort required during active learning.