How Do Students Learn? Fostering Deep and Durable Learning

Patrik Hultberg, Associate Professor of Economics  and Coordinator of Educational Effectiveness, Kalamazoo College I was recently asked the question, “How do today’s students learn?” It is an important question, but my initial answer was “the same way as students have always learned.” My cavalier response was influenced by my recent… Read More

Applying Cognitive Psychology to Enhance Educational Practice (Ludwig review of Roediger and Pye)

Henry L Roediger III and Mary A. Pye, “Inexpensive techniques to improve education:  Applying cognitive psychology to enhance educational practice,” Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Vol. 1, Issue 4 (December 2012): 242-248. Reviewed by Lew Ludwig, Professor of Mathematics, Denison University Based on numerous studies from the… Read More