A New Model for Developing Students’ Deep-Learning Skills – Dr Yianna Vovides, Georgetown University

May 16, 2019 | behavioural sciences, engineering and tech, stem education, trending

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This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘Elusive learning – using learning analytics to support reflective sensemaking of Ill-Structured ethical problems: A learner-managed dashboard solution’, from Future Internet. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi8020026

About this episode

Online education has recently experienced a surge in popularity, and this trend is set to continue. Through online learning, individuals who are unable to take courses on campus, due to family, work or financial pressures, now have the opportunity to pursue university degrees. However, one shortfall of online education is that it often fails to develop students’ deep-learning skills, which are required for effectively tackling complex problems. In a recent study, Dr Yianna Vovides of Georgetown University investigated this issue.



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