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Pedagogy - Environment - 23.03.2023

Philosophy - Pedagogy - 16.03.2023
Using virtual reality to teach ethics
Does teaching ethics make people more ethical? Whether it works or not hasn't been studied much, but I think that if it did, the world would probably have far more vegans and vegetarians, and far fewer unethical business practices.

Life Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.03.2023
How to teach an old dog new tricks
We have all heard the saying, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks. Some attribute this concept to old people who are set in their ways.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 10.03.2023
Around the world, children's education becoming more closely tied to their mother's
Around the world, children’s education becoming more closely tied to their mother’s
Arts & Humanities Erik Rolfsen A new study has found that a mother's educational status-the highest level of education that she has attained-plays an increasingly important role in shaping her children's educational status, while the importance of the father's educational status has declined.

Campus - Pedagogy - 10.03.2023

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 08.03.2023
Hunter-gatherer childhoods may offer clues to improving education and wellbeing in developed countries
Hunter-gatherer childhoods may offer clues to improving education and wellbeing in developed countries
Hunter-gatherers can help us understand the conditions that children may be psychologically adapted to because we lived as hunter-gatherers for 95% of our evolutionary history. Paying greater attention to hunter-gatherer childhoods may help economically developed countries improve education and wellbeing.

Pedagogy - Politics - 08.03.2023

Pedagogy - Computer Science - 08.02.2023
’The Dutch childcare benefit scandal shows that we need explainable AI rules’
Thousands of parents were falsely accused of fraud by the Dutch tax authorities due to discriminative algorithms.

Innovation - Pedagogy - 07.02.2023
'ChatGPT can lead to greater equity in education'
’ChatGPT can lead to greater equity in education’
Position paper outlines opportunities for schools and universities The public launch of ChatGPT has led to considerable dismay at schools and universities.

Pedagogy - 26.01.2023
UCU industrial action to take place in February and March
UCU industrial action to take place in February and March
The national University and College Union (UCU) has announced plans for nationwide industrial action between February and March 2023, including strike and action short of strike (descriptions below), which may affect your studies.

Pedagogy - 26.01.2023
Michigan transitional kindergarten widely available, supported by administrators and parents
Expanding access to high-quality early education has been a bipartisan goal of Michigan policymakers for at least a decade.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 19.01.2023
Enjoying learning together
Enjoying learning together
Gabriella Tisza defended her thesis on Thursday, January 19 at the Department of Industrial Design. -Very valuable- is how TU/e researcher Gabriella Tisza characterizes the great deal of -playful learning- already taking place in Dutch primary schools in the field of science and technology.

Pedagogy - Innovation - 11.01.2023
Program teaches US Air Force personnel the fundamentals of AI
MIT researchers developed and studied a customized AI training program for users with varied backgrounds, which could be delivered across large organizations. A new academic program developed at MIT aims to teach U.S. Air and Space Forces personnel to understand and utilize artificial intelligence technologies.

Pedagogy - Career - 22.12.2022

Pedagogy - Environment - 15.12.2022
When using virtual reality as a teaching tool, context and 'feeling real' matter
When using virtual reality as a teaching tool, context and ’feeling real’ matter
A new study by UCLA psychologists reveals that when VR is used to teach language, context and realism matter. The research is published in the journal npj Science of Learning. "The context in which we learn things can help us remember them better," said Jesse Rissman, the paper's corresponding author and a UCLA associate professor of psychology.

Pedagogy - Campus - 09.12.2022
New science programme accelerates students’ learning by two months
A primary school teaching and assessment approach for science put students involved with the programme two months ahead of their peers, according to a new analysis by UCL researchers.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 08.12.2022

Pedagogy - 07.12.2022
The state of Languages learning in the UK
The study of languages including French, German and Spanish has seen -significant decreases- leading to a concern that language learning may disappear altogether in some -cold spots- of the UK. A new report has highlighted the fall in numbers over the past decade of those studying undergraduate degrees solely focussed on languages.

Career - Pedagogy - 05.12.2022
Teachers entering the profession from other fields often less satisfied
There is a shortage of teachers not only in Germany, but in many countries around the world. For this reason, people without formal teaching degrees are often brought in from other fields to teach in schools.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.12.2022
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