The most workable driving force for learning

Ty Hollett, assistant professor of learning, design and technology in Penn State’s College of Education recorded youth action-sports participants. To get a better understanding of how they learn and the driving force for learning. The total material includes 200 hours of video-recordings from a skateboard-camp. Driving-force for learning The results …

Robots empower student’s engagement to learn

Research from Michigan University shows that robot learning generally benefits remote students more than traditional videoconferencing. Where multiple students are displayed on a single screen. The result shows that using robots empower student’s engagement to learn. MSU’s College of Education started using robot learning in 2015. Where the robots are …

Augmented Reality Lessons in a Flipped Classroom

How can you improve school education with augmented reality lessons? Schools that are using the flipped classroom in Austria, 90 percent want to continue using the pedagogy. A survey on the subject shows that e.g. mathematics and English has improved dramatically by flipping the classroom. Some of the advantages are …

Social and emotional learning to develop Five crucial skills

Professor Mark Greenberg at Penn State University identifies three reasons to integrate social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools in an article in the special issue of the journal The Future of Children: “First, schools are ideal sites for interventions with children. Second, school-based SEL programs can improve students’ competence, enhance …

Job skills trends with focus on performance, health and tech

The transformative forces of the technological revolution include a set of broader socio-economic, geopolitical and demographic drivers of change. The interaction between the drivers creates developments in multiple directions where the interconnection in between makes them intensify one another even more. However, instead of focusing on jobs that will disappear …

Training 4.0 with Augmented Reality features

As the government that first introduced Industry 4.0, the German government now is putting Training 4.0 into practice. The focus is to support the use of virtual reality- and augmented reality technologies to improve the visualisation and the learning by doing environment for vocational training and to boost understanding. Thomas …