Learning that works (part 1) – some ideas from psychology

A few basic ideas about helping students (or indeed teachers) learn based on how the mind works.

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This is the first of what I expect will be a few posts about learning. I’d love your reflections and ideas, or indeed any criticisms – I’m always keen to learn!

4 thoughts on “Learning that works (part 1) – some ideas from psychology”

  1. This is a great way to illustrate the challenge of designing effective learning. I work in the field of workplace learning, and a lot of this is very relevant to how we design learning for courses.

  2. Really helpful for TAs to see visually why some students are not on task and students to understand their thinking and behaviour. A great link to how we can use Maslow’s triangle to ensure effective teaching environments.
    Looking forward to reading future posts

      1. I agree, Maslow’s hierarchy has been debunked. This post, however, is based on solid principles from robust psychology research. Any similarity is coincidental!

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