There have been justifiable complaints that the OIG’s rejection of WGU’s courses was arbitrary. That may be true, but the fact that the judgment was arbitrary doesn’t automatically mean that it was incorrect.
New research shows that the effectiveness of what may seem like common-sense techniques for learning how to learn are not effective in many cultures.
We interviewed real, live learning scientists from Carnegie Mellon University to get a better sense of what’s real and how the research can impact classroom teaching. And you know what? They weren’t scary at all!