New book unveils faculty-led effort to chart concepts and competencies students should learn in six academic disciplines, with plan to create standardized tests. Will faculty members warm to this version of "learning outcomes"?
Rikke Toft Nørgård, Assistant Professor at the Center for Teaching Development and Digital Media at Aarhus University in Denmark, practices something she calls "gelatinous pedagogy" in which she tries not to enforce a detailed curriculum from a fixed syllabus and rubric for all students but acts, in her words, "more like a jellyfish that's adjusting to the students, rather than making the students adjust to my teaching."
Fun site with links to articles on many learning theories including Piaget, Constructivism, Behavioralism, Brain Based Learning, Social Cognition, Emotional Inteligence, Social Learning Theory, and more.
Here's what INTE 4320/5320 Games and Learning is reading during the Spring 2016 semester. A few practical notes: The links below - to both websites and PDFs hosted through this blog - guide our social annotation via Hypothesis. Students and visitors alike are encouraged to use these links as the primary means of navigating to -…
Deep Learning has revolutionised Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning. It is about credit assignment in adaptive systems with long chains of potentially causal links between actions and consequences.