Jesse Martin Higher Education Expert

Jesse is a world leader in the integration of the science of learning into formal teaching settings. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Lethbridge and Director at The Academy for the Scholarship of Learning. Huge advocate of the science of learning, he provides people with ideas about how they can use it in their classrooms. Jesse holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Wales, Bangor.

 
Covid, Online Learning, and Learning to Think

Covid, Online Learning, and Learning to Think

I have written literally hundreds of articles about the need for teaching people higher-order thinking skills, what they are, and how that can be done.

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Reviewing the Effectiveness of Lecturing

Reviewing the Effectiveness of Lecturing

As methods of teaching go, lectures are the most widely used (90%) method of teaching in higher education today with the least effectiveness.

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Thinking During COVID-19

Thinking During COVID-19 and Beyond

How is a stream of consciousness not thinking? We all know what a stream of consciousness feels like – it is the incessant babble that resonates in our head during almost all of our conscious lifetime. In fact, it is the defining characteristic of consciousness. If we are conscious, we have a stream of consciousness.

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Deep and Surface Processing - Abstract Cognitive Enablers

Over the years we have heard of cognitive scientists talk about the distinction between deep and surface processing.

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Science of Learning: Learning through Mistakes

If you have heard the phrase that “we learn from our mistakes” you may wonder why mistakes are unacceptable in schools. The very places that we go to learn.

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