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Mathieu Plourde

Mythical Retention Data & The Corrupted Cone - Work-Learning Research - 0 views

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    "Fortunately, a group of tireless researchers-who I've had the honor of collaborating with-has put a wooden stake through the dark heart of this demon. In the most recent addition of the scientific journal Educational Technology, Deepak Subramony, Michael Molenda, Anthony Betrus, and I (my contribution was small) produced four articles on the dangers of this misinformation and the genesis of it. After working separately over the years to debunk this bit of mythology, the four of us have come together in a joint effort to rally the troops-people like you, dedicated professionals who want to create the best outcomes for your learners."
Mathieu Plourde

The Pyramid of Myth - 0 views

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    "if there's a method for retaining, on average, 100% of material, don't you think we'd all be using it in the classroom?  This also seems to imply there's one, best way to teach in all circumstances.  In my experience, this goes against the philosophies of differentiation and personalization of learning in the classroom."
Mathieu Plourde

The myth that "students are comfortable with technology" is prevalent and pro... - 0 views

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    "students have to (first) be comfortable with the technology, (second) they have to understand the educational use of the technology, and (third) they have to adjust to new instructional methods that use technology. Expecting that they will quickly and easily make the transition to blended learning is a recipe for failure."
Mathieu Plourde

Open access: six myths to put to rest - 0 views

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    "Open access to academic research has never been a hotter topic. But it's still held back by myths and misunderstandings repeated by people who should know better. The good news is that open access has been successful enough to attract comment from beyond its circle of pioneers and experts. The bad news is that a disappointing number of policy-makers, journalists and academics opine in public without doing their homework. Here, at the start of the sixth global Open Access Week, are the six most common and harmful misunderstandings about open access:"
Mathieu Plourde

Getting Rid of the Myth of Monotasking (It's Only Hurting Us) - 0 views

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    Once we become aware of our multitasking, the number of tasks we're juggling doesn't change. What changes is our attention level to the juggling itself and, in the taxi example, our anxiety about the consequences of the juggling.
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