The arguments followed by "evidence-based" + x, y, z, learning, education, policy, etc. carries a lot of credibility and authority. Ideas promoted using "evidence" tag often evades scrutiny and criticism. After I got exposed to ideas like Goodhart's law, Campbell's law, Metric fixation, e.g. I started to see the irony of "evidence based arguments". This … Continue reading Questioning the Un-questionable: “Evidence-Based”
Self-Control, Marshmallow, Replication Crisis
Your fate cannot be determined solely by a test of your ability at age 5 to resist the temptation of one marshmallow for 15 minutes to get two marshmallows( Article) https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1303218012720308227?s=20
Tweet: Along With Practice, Sleep Makes Perfect
Paper Link : Relearn Faster and Retain Longer: Along With Practice, Sleep Makes Perfect Researchers investigated whether sleep-dependent memory consolidation could help to save practice time during relearning. During two sessions occurring 12 hr apart, 40 participants practiced foreign vocabulary until they reached a perfect level of performance. Half of them learned in the morning … Continue reading Tweet: Along With Practice, Sleep Makes Perfect
Tweet: A study on the effectiveness of 10 study techniques ?
Improving Students’ Learning With Effective Learning Techniques: A study on the effectiveness of 10 study techniques..What works..whats not https://t.co/m1RtzCs3LA pic.twitter.com/dbnwFyKcNn— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) July 13, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Lots of stuff that we think helps us study doesn’t really: don’t bother highlighting, writing summaries of your reading, or rereading old stuff - none of that helps … Continue reading Tweet: A study on the effectiveness of 10 study techniques ?
Tweet: Learning styles is still making rounds
Many people, including educators, believe learning styles are set at birth and predict both academic and career success even though there is no scientific evidence to support this common myth, according to new research.https://t.co/czdBvrwmGV pic.twitter.com/51LnNwaePn— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) June 5, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Tweet: Immediately Re-Watching Lecture Videos Doesn’t Benefit Learning
“Re-watching a video lecture does not encourage individuals to build a richer representation of the content,” the researchers concluded, “thus leading to a more passive mode of viewing that puts little demands on attentional control, ultimately leading to more mind wandering.” https://t.co/wFIO2lIgoE— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) January 25, 2019A new research paper suggests that immediately re-watching … Continue reading Tweet: Immediately Re-Watching Lecture Videos Doesn’t Benefit Learning
Tweet: Cognitive Load Theory Vs Desirable Difficulties
A great article by @DrCrisCastro on Cognitive Load Theory Explaining Desirable Difficulties and its difference in effect on Complex and Less Complex Materials(not demanding much Working M) #learning #education #school https://t.co/U1ecq3XdIJ— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 17, 2018 Related Post
Tweet: Entrepreneurship and social network embedded learning
The study will focus on understanding entrepreneurs social network embeddedness and engagement via developing indexes. https://t.co/LfW1Kub1WH— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 13, 2018 Jon Carr and Tim Michaelis of NC State’s Poole College of Management – are serving as co-principal investigators on a two-year project study which aims at identifying and measuring components of the entrepreneur’s network.The … Continue reading Tweet: Entrepreneurship and social network embedded learning
Tweet: Recognition based test Vs Recall based test.
The findings suggest that while both types of learning aid proved to be effective, there is no evidence that the recall-based learning aid was more effective than the recognition-based learning aid. A comparative study on Recognition based test (MCQ's via PeerWise) and Recall based test (recall without assistance via Cram ) @jasonmlodgehttps://t.co/SUW4Ol7a5M pic.twitter.com/v5kgPHpMAI— Kiran Johny … Continue reading Tweet: Recognition based test Vs Recall based test.
Tweet: Desirable difficulties under working memory stress.
"Desirable difficulties" (bjork) suggests that introducing difficulties in learning will benefit longterm #learning. The empirical literature indicates that desirable difficulty effects may not work in conditions where working #memory is already stressed.https://t.co/iXNSNW21Pz pic.twitter.com/evUgEqKzFj— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 6, 2018 "Desirable difficulties" (bjork) suggests that introducing difficulties in learning will benefit long term #learning. The empirical literature … Continue reading Tweet: Desirable difficulties under working memory stress.
Tweet: Entrepreneurial Learning; A Narrative-Based Conceptual Model
Awesome read, In-depth insights on Entrepreneurial learningBy professor David Rae @warycat https://t.co/Q3o6xqK9xJ#startups #startupindia #Entrepreneurship pic.twitter.com/aUXh0GUi4Y— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 26, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsThis article introduces a "Conceptual framework of entrepreneurial learning" (Triadic model). It includes major themes of:personal and social emergence,contextual learning, negotiated enterprise,and a group of following related sub-themes.
Tweet: Learning benefits of confidence weighted testing
Taking multiple-choice practice tests with competitive incorrect alternatives can enhance performance on relatedbut different questions appearing on a later cued-recall test https://t.co/OJqjHUln1t pic.twitter.com/nyOMFy0xJs— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 13, 2018https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsThis study shows that MCQ tests with competitive incorrect choices can improve performance on related but different questions appearing on a later cued recall test.This benefit of … Continue reading Tweet: Learning benefits of confidence weighted testing
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