No, we weren’t done. Four years after our first book Urban Myths About Learning and Education, it’s high time to share all the factchecks that Paul, Casper and myself have been working on. In the book we discuss over 30 new myths, again using the 3 labels ‘complete nonsense’, ‘nuanced’ and ‘we don’t know’, the… Read More “More Urban Myths about Learning and Education” is now available!
I was able to reveal our new book cover during my presentation at the ResearchED conference. The release date is October 18th! Here it is:
Just google storytelling and you’ll find a lot of links stressing the importance of a good story in a presentation. Most TED-talks will have one or two great stories. But what is the effect of those stories on the persuasiveness of facts? A new study shows something very interesting. Oh, I omitted that funny story… Read More Great stories can increase the persuasiveness of weak facts, but also… decrease the persuasiveness of strong facts
It was one of my sisters, Eva-Ann, who sent me this press release and paper with the message: I’ve heard this one before… She did. But it’s always worth mentioning again and the study does go further than what we already know as lead researcher Shaylene Nancekivell and her colleagues looked more in depth to… Read More Again and more: Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental
I’ve waited some time to write this post, hopefully long enough so people won’t be recognized or even worse recognize themselves. Last week our new book about myths about learning and education was released in Dutch. During the writing process I met some people that showed me why we need to keep up with what… Read More While writing our new book…
I don’t think it’s a secret anymore, but Paul, Casper and myself have been working on a new Myth book. The Dutch version due to be published in February, meanwhile we are working on the English version to be published later this year. Casper did this talk on one of the chapters at ResearchED Netherlands: