Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

Desirable difficulties are difficulties which challenge the comfort but ends up creating long term desirable effects(Learning). The concept of “desirable difficulties” was developed by Robert Bjork of UCLA. In his research, he noticed various kinds of experimental phenomena which indicated the emergence of 2 predominant patterns in learning. They are: Conditions of instruction or practice … Continue reading Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

What is the Science Of Learning? The birds eye view.

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.

Technology and Learning evolution

The technologies of today and its many different variables are going to shape the human learning dramatically in the coming decades. Our society is facing unprecedented changes like the emergence of pandemic like covid 19, intelligent machines, engineered organisms, artificial intelligence, and consequent skill and job displacement, etc. This is why we need a big-picture … Continue reading Technology and Learning evolution

ResearchED Video Playlist 2015-2020

The goal of researchED is to bridge the gap between research and practice in education. Researchers, teachers, and policy makers come together for a day of information-sharing and myth-busting. 2020 ResearchEd Use the drop down navigation to see full playlist. ▼ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-y-8wn6dL1UaVoSwAvE8QjhDeunacUcK 2019 ResearchEd Use the drop down navigation to see full playlist. ▼ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYSOUvieOdC4zCSER4Uqvqv70TuxOcvBTContinue reading ResearchED Video Playlist 2015-2020

How to make use of Desirable Difficulties to boost your learning ?

Robert Bjork of UCLA Desirable difficulties are difficulties which challenge the comfort but ends up creating long term desirable effects(Learning).   The concept of “desirable difficulties” was developed by Robert Bjork of UCLA. In his research, he noticed various kinds of experimental phenomena which indicated the emergence of 2 predominant patterns in learning. They are: … Continue reading How to make use of Desirable Difficulties to boost your learning ?