Did you know we had a Learning Scientists Q&A group on Facebook? Members of this group are teachers, parents, students, and others interested in education from all over the world.
In April 2015, I was hit by a car while pushing my broken down car on the freeway.
Apparently, I flew 20 feet in the air.
I had been in a coma for 2 weeks, hospitalized for another…
This post continues from a post I did last week discussing whether there is a difference between memory and learning and a difference in learning in the Arts and Sciences.
The concept that each of us has a primary method of learning or “learning style” dates back to the mid-20th century, but became popular in the 1970’s. Since then, many frameworks have emerged and become extremely prevalent in education.
In Cindy’s department, all general education courses are required to have a student learning objective that is assessed during the course. For their introductory psychology courses, they strive to develop critical and creative thinking skills and assess them at multiple time points…