Tuesday, August 10, 2021

COVID-CONVERTED EDITION #6: Interview with Jeff Borden on Education 3.0

This special COVID-Converted Edition audio and video podcast series responds to the impact of COVID-19 on the way we live, learn, and work. Teachers all over the world have been thrown into teaching their "COVID-Converted" courses online. This series will focus on moving from this emergency remote teaching and learning to more thoughtfully prepared learning experiences.

Interview with Jeff BordenChief Academic and VP of Academic Affairs at D2LAccording to Dr. Borden, Education 3.0 entails a confluence of neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and education technology, using web-based digital and mobile technology to help students learn efficiently. We discuss:
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    Jeff's background
  • History of Education 1.0 and 2.0
  • Eric Mazur - Confessions of a converted lecturer
  • What to keep from the pandemic experience - record lectures
  • Neurotransmitters that enhance learning
  • Gamification and creating novelty to enhance learning  
  • "Habitable Worlds" simulation at Arizona State
  • Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve 
  • Drawing enhances learning
  • Community-based portal and student groups reduce drop out
  • Peer instruction and removing class barriers
  • Future of the LMS, and more

Duration: 40:23