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Study finds that students learn more from non-tenure-track instructors | Inside Higher Ed

Study finds that students learn more from non-tenure-track instructors | Inside Higher Ed | Education | Scoop.it
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Moodlemoot Edinburgh 2014 - Call for Proposals

Moodlemoot Edinburgh 2014 - Call for Proposals | Education | Scoop.it
We are delighted to open the call for proposals for the Moodlemoot Edinburgh 2014 being held at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on April 14-16, 2014. Getting the opportunity to share your experiences f...

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Jasmin Hodge's curator insight, September 18, 2013 6:55 AM

Get your proposals in now before 31st October for Moodle Moot in Edinburgh next year and pre-register your place!

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Stanford University and Khan Academy use flipped classroom for medical education

Stanford University and Khan Academy use flipped classroom for medical education | Education | Scoop.it

Stanford University and the Khan Academy present a road map to change medical education -- and to bring students back to lecture halls.


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Adding additional resources for students to access at their own pace is extremely valuable.  However, in my opinion, professionalism, patient examination & interactions must still be supported by a full-time medical curriculum...

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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, September 11, 2013 6:49 AM

"To help medical students progress faster and find their calling in the field, two educators suggest moving content delivery out of the classroom may be the way to bring the students back in".

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When will learning style go out of style? - Geoff Norman

In short, while learning style has universal appeal, it has very little to do with learning. As Clark and Mayer (2003) said a few years ago:

“While various individual differences such as learning styles have received the attention of the learning community, research has proven that the learner’s prior knowledge exerts the most influence on learning”. (p. 27)


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AnneMarie Cunningham's curator insight, August 28, 2013 8:33 AM

Geoff Norman debunked learning styles at #amee2013 - here is an editorial from 2009 .