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Intrinsic Motivation and Digital Learning

In western philosophy, there is a strong tendency to separate common sense from emotion. The school system is one of the most apparent examples of this profound misapprehension. Professor Peter Gärdenfors writes: ”Without emotional evaluation of different activities and their consequences, our will would not have any direction.” This means …

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The more senses involved the more you remember

Cognitive science shows that the more senses involved when you are learning the more you remember. With this conclusion, a well-developed digital learning environment will become a perfect starting point for learning. This is improved by the prospects of developing content that besides qualitative knowledge-creation also intend to empower the …

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Scenario-based Learning in Role Play Simulations

Scenario-based learning in different forms of role-play simulations has a great potential to transform major parts of school education. Similarly, to what it has done with professional learning in accordance with the progress of digital technologies. As the basic pedagogy is focusing on to get an understanding of dynamics and …

A Framework for Learning Design in the Digital Society

Pedagogical innovation is driven by discoveries in neurological research and teaching-skills-development research. In addition, today pedagogical innovation to a large extent takes place in interplay with the development and use of edtech. The last contribute and sometimes is critical to be able to implement the latest findings of pedagogical innovation …

The World’s 1st Human – Robot teaching team receives Greatness Award

Maria Bot is a socially advanced AI Android teaching assistant that with Professor William Barry, education futurist and AI ethicist, during the past months has formed the first human-Robot-teaching-team. They are teaching about UN Sustainability Goals as well as artificial intelligence etc. During Covid-19 pandemic, 10 000 people all over …

New Hub for Learning launched in the shadow of covid-19

Swedish authorities, employers’ organizations, the unions, and business are joining forces to combat unemployment in the shadow of covid-19. In a pilot project, they are now launching a hub for learning and competence development with free digital courses. The project is financed by the EU Social Fund. Besides combating the …

Oslo Science City opens – Entrepreneurship and Cross-border research

On August 19, the first innovation district of Norway was launched called Oslo Science City by Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Where the vision is that the area should be a melting pot for innovation, competence, research, and venture capital. The Prime Minister said the following at the opening: “I say …

Integrating Gamification triggers healthier living

Research from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Medicine shows that the company of a friend and a gamified application is the best environment to reach your exercising goals. This means that social interaction and gamification triggers healthier living. Where the main …