What are the top change agents in learning?


From Rikc Reis’ Stanford Tomorrow’s Professor Newsletter.

According to Zull (2004), research shows that the most important change agent is PRACTICE (when learners practice something, the “neurons that control and drive that action fire repeatedly”), followed by EMOTION (the better learning feels, or the more positively learners associate good feelings with the learning process, the more likely they are to be motivated and engaged).

A must read for those in education research and for designing instructional activitities to enhance student learning. Art of Changing the Brain

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