Desireable difficulties

Learning is not always meant to be fun and/or make you feel smart

After last month’s theme of flow we decided to look into what we thought might be the opposite of flow – desirable difficulty. Read as much or as little as you want to, and please do recommend other articles.  5 minute video in which Robert Bjork explains the concept of desirable difficulty in education https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtmMMR7SJKw (Free). Podcast …

Flow

Building focus and enjoyment to online learning

Read as many of the articles as you want to. We’ve put the ones we think are most helpful and interesting at the top, and marked the freely available ones. Esteban-Millat, Irene (2014). Modelling students’ flow experiences in an online learning environment. Computers and education (0360-1315), 71, p. 111. Ramsey, J., Meyer, E., Wachter-Boettcher, S., Lichaw, D., …

Navigation

How can we design journeys for better learning?

This month is the first one so we picked the topic. If you are interested in reading about navigation, or if you’ve done work in that area, please join us. Read as many of the articles as you want to. We’ve put the ones we think are most helpful and interesting at the top, and marked the freely available …