Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. [Johnson]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. — from arstechnica.com by Scott Johnson Excerpt: Instead, the […]

Summary of the #LrnSciChat on 19 February 2019 on Dual Coding in Learning and Teaching.

Summary of the #LrnSciChat on 19 February 2019 on Dual Coding in Learning and Teaching. — from wakelet.com   Dual coding is simply combining verbal […]

For a next gen learning platform: A Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities / educationally-related “apps” [Christian]

From DSC: In a next generation learning system, it would be sharp/beneficial to have a Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities that you could […]

Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’ [Young]

Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’ — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpts: Eyler: That is […]

“Put it into practice…*do* what it says” — some active learning from Scripture.

Philippians 4:9 New International Version (NIV) — biblegateway.com 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of […]

Especially meant for students: Some oldies but goodies on the best ways to study/learn!

The Lesson You Never Got Taught in School: How to Learn! — from bigthink.com by Simon Oxenham (from 2/15/13) Psychological Science in the Public Interest […]

Amazon has 10,000 employees dedicated to Alexa — here are some of the areas they’re working on [Hartmans]

Amazon has 10,000 employees dedicated to Alexa — here are some of the areas they’re working on — from businessinsider.com by Avery Hartmans Summary (emphasis DSC): […]

DC: Is this type of functionality another piece of a next generation, powerful, *global* learning platform!?!?!

  Presentation Translator for PowerPoint — from Microsoft (emphasis below from DSC:) Presentation Translator breaks down the language barrier by allowing users to offer live, subtitled […]

A new idea for a show! Would *you* watch this? [Christian]

From DSC: Not too long ago, I really enjoyed watching a program on PBS regarding America’s 100 most-loved books, entitled, “The Great American Read.”   […]

This type of functionality from Chegg will likely be a piece of a next gen learning platform

The information below is from Heather Campbell at Chegg (emphasis DSC)   Chegg Math Solver is an AI-driven tool to help the student understand math. […]

Awesome study hacks: 5 ways to remember more of what you read [LaDouceur]

Awesome study hacks: 5 ways to remember more of what you read — from academiccoachingwithpat.com by Pat LaDouceur; with thanks to Julia Reed for her Tweet […]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) [Young]

LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly) — from edsurge by Jeff Young Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A few years ago, in a move toward professional learning, […]

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