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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Tom McHale

Tom McHale

Mind - Research Upends Traditional Thinking on Study Habits - - 15 views

    There are effective approaches to learning, at least for those who are motivated. In recent years, cognitive scientists have shown that a few simple techniques can reliably improve what matters most: how much a student learns from studying.
Tom McHale

Your Brain on Computers - Attached to Technology and Paying a Price - - 10 views

    This is your brain on computers. Scientists say juggling e-mail, phone calls and other incoming information can change how people think and behave. They say our ability to focus is being undermined by bursts of information.
Tom McHale

Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom - Bits Blog - - 0 views

  • Mr. Regier sees things evolving fairly rapidly, accelerated by the increasing use of social networking technolo
  • The real promise of online education, experts say, is providing learning experiences that are more tailored to individual students than is possible in classrooms. That enables more “learning by doing,” which many students find more engaging and useful.
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