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 ?

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”.

Tweet: Measuring actual learning versus feeling of learning.

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.

Tweet: How to study to maximize performance ?

How to study to maximize performance | Elizabeth Bjork & Robert Bjork | ... https://t.co/63aTqiCF5n via @YouTube— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) July 12, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NIXM74NwXs&feature=youtu.beThe 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 .Conditions … Continue reading Tweet: How to study to maximize performance ?

Confusion and learning complex information

  Most of us assume that confidence and certainty are preferred over uncertainty when it comes to learning complex information. But a new study shows that confusion when learning can be beneficial if it is properly induced, effectively regulated and ultimately resolved. This study is much similar to the theme of Desirable difficulty hypothesis by … Continue reading Confusion and learning complex information

Elizabeth Bjork @ LastingLearning Video Playlist

How Parents Can Facilitate Learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdf9-Uq2V8c   How Multiple Choice Testing Can Enhance Learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGbic5pLiGE   Overcoming Illusions of Competence. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6brY4se_WM   Using Pretests as Learning Tools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y24Lh5CXoBA   Preparing to Teach Improves Learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIgiIqyCleY   Study Smart: The Problem with Repetitive Rehearsal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6vNuQTHt5I

Fran Pirozzolo @ LastingLearning Video Playlist

Using Desirable Difficulties in Sports https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtAohIDAsGE   The Role of Technology in Sports Training https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pU6mkjHSJuw   How Families Cultivate the Development of Young Talent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIfljLg6OJ0   Embracing Mistakes in Sports Training. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Txr3ZAOWBlo   Challenging Practice Leads to Effective Learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3S8R5vHLVP8

Robert Bjork@ LastingLearning.com Video Playlist

Power Of Forgetting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=784djEmOC6I&t   Using Desirable Difficulties to Enhance Learning, Dr. Robert Bjork https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPllm-gtrMM   The Power of Testing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkJz0PpvGf4   The Myth of Individual Learning Styles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvM4mnEIxuQ   The Critical Distinction Between Learning and Performance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0ZxGGN4R90   The Importance of Making Errors During Learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu8LCi_YvFw&t=1s

Tweet: When increasing distraction helps learning

Awesome read : One of the most counter-intuitive ideas. When increasing distraction helps learning: Distractor number and content interact in their effects on memory. By @katenuss https://t.co/qFS3gikMJi#Learning #Memory pic.twitter.com/m64au08u0m— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 28, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsIf we go by popular self help advise on distraction and learning, we will be bombarded with negative information about distraction. … Continue reading Tweet: When increasing distraction helps learning