What is it? Momentum Learning defines a practice (for some, a philosophy) of pedagogy wherein the focus is, above all else, maintaining a steady pace on a series of learning activities through one or several interventions. Suppose that we think of a student’s motivation to learn as a renewable but not unlimited resource. Then the […]
Tell an educator the names of the talks in the OpenAI Robotics Symposium 2019 conference. Don’t give them any context. What would they think about “Learning Dexterity,” “Learning from Play” or “What Should be Learned”? Even “Social-Emotional Intelligence in Human-Robot Interactions” sounds not only interesting, but prescient. And that goes for teachers, instructional designers and […]
See previous editions of MoodleNews EdTech Labs here. If you own a sizable Moodle site that’s been gathering data about student behavior for a while, what can you do with such rich information? The following data science research using data from Moodle sites could let you know if you’ve been sitting on a gold mine […]
The items of academic research reviewed below should be seen as basic and introductory work towards fully drawn-out interventions in learning. We hope any further outcomes are openly available, as transparency and comparability are fundamental if we want to push the field forward. This should be the case when it comes to data and proper […]
Read our EdTech Labs Review, Vol. 1 here Read our EdTech Labs Review, Vol. 2 here What is it about the position you are in now that makes you think things are moving in the right direction? That is if, in fact, you believe your field is coming along with those who are advancing into […]
There is so much educational, learning and EdTech research out there it can be difficult to keep up. This overwhelm, unfortunately, leads to a situation where many intriguing outcomes do not receive the attention (or scrutiny) they deserve towards improving the education sector. In this first delivery, we’ve gathered some of the hottest ideas that EdTech instructors, designers, […]
Matt Bury has wrote an article on the topic “Learning Styles, Mindsets and Adaptive Strategies“. The article exposes one of the many negative effects of using learning styles questionnaires and encouraging learners to adapt their learning strategies to them.