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Pearson Releases a Significant Learning Design Aid

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) Last week, Pearson announced the release of some resources they have created around science-based learning design. (Full disclosure: Pearson is a client of our consulting company, although we have not consulted with them on the … Continue reading

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Pearson, Efficacy, and Research

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) A while back, I mentioned that MindWires, the consulting company that Phil and I run, had been hired by Pearson in response to a post I wrote a while back expressing concerns about the possibility … Continue reading

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Pearson’s Efficacy Listening Tour

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) Back around New Year, Michael wrote a post examining Pearson’s efficacy initiative and calling on the company to engage in active discussions with various communities within higher education about defining “efficacy” with educators rather than … Continue reading

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Head in the Oven, Feet in the Freezer

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) Some days, the internet gods are kind. On April 9th, I wrote, We want talking about educational efficacy to be like talking about the efficacy of Advil for treating arthritis. But it’s closer to talking … Continue reading

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Efficacy, Adaptive Learning, and the Flipped Classroom, Part II

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) In my last post, I described positive but mixed results of an effort by MSU’s psychology department to flip and blend their classroom: On the 30-item comprehensive exam, students in the redesigned sections performed significantly … Continue reading

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