Learning styles research updates

Learning Styles refer to the idea that students learn best when course content is pitched to match student's self-reported media preferences. The most popular one among them divides students into three types: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners. (VARK Model scrutinized. The Atlantic ) Even though the use of learning styles is popular, the overwhelming consensus among scholars … Continue reading Learning styles research updates

2 perspectives to approach failures and mistakes

Failures are prototypes of experience: They are powerful reference point which can act as a tool for decision making and adjustment.  They are a special kind of tacit knowledge that is difficult to transfer to another person by means of writing it down or verbalizing it. Hyper correction effect: This refers to the finding that … Continue reading 2 perspectives to approach failures and mistakes

Tweet: Criminal Learning

https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1195970288879489030 Data on punishment and criminal arrests in a total birth cohort of men in Denmark (N = 28,879) were used to test the following hypotheses derived from learning theory: (a) The imposition of sanctions reduces rates of subsequent criminal arrest;(b) The more severe the sanction received for an arrest, the lower the rate of … Continue reading Tweet: Criminal Learning