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: 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: Is it even necessary or desirable to retrieve fundamentally transient information ?

Is it even necessary or desirable to remember and retrieve all kinds information, when all of it is available in a finger tip and touch screen ? Is it a wrong way of prioritizing the learning and education system ? https://t.co/TnuwIS7gY9— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2019 The practical value of every major conceptual framework needs … Continue reading Tweet: Is it even necessary or desirable to retrieve fundamentally transient information ?

Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?

Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant? WHAT READING DOES FOR THE MIND BY ANNE E.CUNNINGHAM AND KEITH STANOVICHhttps://t.co/MGoPNCZ2FS pic.twitter.com/YbjDPFPH3B— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Reading and re-reading are less effective learning methods compared to other powerful learning methods … Continue reading Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?

Candace Thille: Science of Learning, Data, & Education Video PLaylist

Stanford Seminar: The Science of Learning, Data, and Transformation in Higher Education https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jl46ku9uSE Stanford Micro Lecture: Online Education with Candace Thille https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjLRGzaYLDw CONVERSATION | Candace Thille, Director of Carnegie Mellon's Open Learning Initiative https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_uZUFS36T0 Cost and Capacity in Undergraduate Education in the Public Research University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y26x_JqIm3g Candace Thille: Open edX Conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33AaHgDIQ4g Candace Thille Keynote … Continue reading Candace Thille: Science of Learning, Data, & Education Video PLaylist

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: 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 ?

Tweet: Cognitive neuroscience VS Cognitive psychology: What Teachers Need To Know About The Science Of Learning.

What Teachers Need To Know About The Science Of Learning--And What They Don't via @forbes https://t.co/Eiv5FnZpGT— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) June 5, 2019 There are two basic categories of learning science: Cognitive neuroscience & Cognitive psychology.  Neuroscience focuses on the brain’s structure and the regions that are activated when people engage in various tasks. Psychology, on the other … Continue reading Tweet: Cognitive neuroscience VS Cognitive psychology: What Teachers Need To Know About The Science Of Learning.

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: How to activate your brain’s ability to learn

https://t.co/wgS15pzPy8— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) May 26, 2019 Training past the point of improvement is called 'overlearning.' A recent study in Nature Neuroscience suggests that such post improvement training might further improve performance by altering chemicals in the brain that "lock" in training. Review of the Study >> How to activate your brain's ability to learn Read the study >> Overlearning hyperstabilizes … Continue reading Tweet: How to activate your brain’s ability to learn

Tweet: The Effects of Drawing for Learning

The Powerful Effects of Drawing on Learning https://t.co/VDZpBgZvSj— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) May 26, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hntHGr8JR7o Graham Shaw founded Vision Learning in 1995, specializing in helping people to develop a range of practical skills around the art of communication.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj3ZnKlHqxI

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: 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: 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.