The Cognitive Science of Studying: Rereading vs. Retrieval

Rereading is a common strategy because it provides the illusion of competence; it feels like learning is happening, but in reality fluency is established, not lasting understanding.

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EDpuzzle: Video Your Way!

EDpuzzle is self-described as a platform to turn any YouTube video into your next lesson by allowing you to edit for length, add your own voice-over recordings, comments, and embedded questions.

Teaching Technological Adaptability

Part 5 of the article series on the 2017 COLTT Conference Day 1 by Jesseb Adam Teaching Technological Adaptability Presenter: Dr. Melonie (Lonie) McMichael, Senior Instructor at UCCS, professional and technical writing “Technodaptability is the aptitude for learning technology quickly.” I can testify to the need for instruction towards technological adaptability. Every campus I have … Continue reading Teaching Technological Adaptability

The Cognitive Science of Learning: Books and Resources

“What did you use?” “What books did you read?” “What would you recommend as a starting point?” I received these questions after presenting at a recent faculty in-service at Northeastern Junior College about the process of how we learn and know new information. The developments in cognitive psychology in the past two decades have revolutionized … Continue reading The Cognitive Science of Learning: Books and Resources