Gist Learning makes happy learners Gist is the general meaning or purpose of a text, either written or spoken. Reading a text for gist is known as skimming. The gist the point or substance of an argument, speech, etc. (from Anglo-French, as in cest action gist en this action consists in, literally: lies in, from Old French gésir to lie, from Latin jacere, from jacere to throw) (Dictionary).   Example Before answering…

Student engagement with the Flipped Classroom Quality Learning Management courses are built on new knowledge and modern pedagogical development. Using ideas from the flipped classroom strengthen the courses. Flipped learning is a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage…

Knowledge development

Knowledge development is a process. We can look at that process from different angles. For instance, we can look at knowledge development from an objective perspective such as knowledge transfer and takes place primarily as a transfer of explicit knowledge from a sender to a recipient. The sender will be independent of the receiver and can develop explicit knowledge that can then transferred to a receiver far away. The recipient can…

online learning conditions

Students perform better in online learning On average, students in online learning conditions performed modestly better than those receiving face-to-face instruction. The difference between student outcomes for online and face-to-face classes is larger when blended elements of online and face-to-face instruction are included. 50 independent effects in a meta-analysis A systematic search of the research literature from 1996 through July 2008 identified more than a thousand empirical studies of online learning.…

Smartphone for Learning

Using smartphones for learning Not all schools allow the students using smartphones in the classroom. However, outside classroom, the student can use the Smartphone. Thanks to an exponential increase in ubiquity and computing capacity, today’s smartphones make a feasible answer to many of the challenges in the school. They offer endless possibilities for higher engagement, enhancement of student understanding and extension of learning beyond the classroom. Smartphones also provide an easy…

It all starts with a teacher doing what they do best – explaining a concept. Except for this time they’re doing it on video, either by simply explaining a concept on camera, or using screen capture tools or presentation software with a voiceover. Video content retains the connection, the humor, and the pace of great teaching – and there’s plenty of scope for teachers to be creative! (FlippedInstitute) Flipped classroom Flipped…

Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Will Redefine How We Live and Work We are on the verge of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another, unlike anything humankind has experienced before. The main driver for this technological revolution is Artificial Intelligence (AI). Technological change driven by AI will change not only what we do but also who we are. It will affect our identity and all the…

Business as a motorbike taxi

Knowledge and well-educated people.    I know many well-educated and highly skilled people, people with knowledge. Many with degrees from the University are following up their good and important work, as skilled people, they do fantastic and priceless work. These people contribute to the community and to make the society grow. For decades, education and knowledge have been one of the most important pillars in the developing of the countries. The…

Pick a place and time Everyone has their own idea about the best place and time to study. Whether it's your bedroom at night or the library after school, find a study space and a regular study time that works for you and stick with it. With Lucubrate you can study everywhere you have the internet connection. Study every day If you study a little bit every day you'll be continually…
People live in hopeful expectation. Most dream of big opportunities coming their way. It could be the big brand that wants to partner or the corner office job opening up, or maybe it's the call from the Today show. People picture the rewards, the recognition, and the adrenaline rush of a challenge. But for so many, the big opportunities come, and they blow it. They weren't prepared. Why pursue your big shot at success…