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.

 

Science of Learning: The Immense Cost of Conformity

This article is the most difficult Science of Learning article that I will write. Considering the cost of conformity at an individual and societal level. The cost of conformity at a societal level is high, but the cost borne by an individual is even higher.

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Science of Learning: Using Marks or Grades

The question of whether we should use marks, ranging from 0 – 100, or grades, usually A+ to F is a topic that often vexes teachers and can lead to heated discussions. There is scientific evidence that speaks to the topic.

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Science of Learning: Lecture Enhancements

Any discussion about lecturing in higher education is bound to become passionate with proponents going to great lengths to defend their practice but with little or no evidence to support their assertions.

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Science of Learning: Self Correction

In education one of the most important aspects of being a teacher is self-reflection. Self-reflection in education is looking at yourself and your practice with the view of considering what you are doing, the effectiveness of what you are doing, and planning what you can do in the future to improve your teaching.

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Calcified Remains: Rigidity Not the Way Through the 4th Industrial Revolution

I have written several articles about moving through the difficult transition that we are finding ourselves in as we move into the cyber-enhanced world we are increasingly seeing around us. The reality that I see is that the rigidity of the most powerful organizations around us is going to cause unnecessary pain and suffering to untold millions before we fully emerge into the future that is now in plain sight.

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