DailyDirt: Better Learning Techniques (Maybe)

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More education can be the uncontroversial answer to a lot of problems. But better education tends to bring up questions about what makes one educational approach better than another, and how "better" is measured or defined -- and if the methods of measuring education can be trusted at all. The solutions for creating better teaching/learning techniques aren't always effective, but as we learn more about our brains, maybe we'll figure out how to manipulate our grey matter with more precision. Here are just a few links on how we might improve the way we inject knowledge into our heads. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: education, hawthorne effect, learning, mozart effect, tdcs, teaching, training, transcranial direct current stimulation, transcranial random noise stimulation, trns

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    Spectate Swamp (profile), 13 Nov 2013 @ 5:47pm

    having your knowledge randomly played back is great

    The ultimate app will keep you in touch with all your
    Data "video audio pictures and text" for a lifetime.
    The ability to randomly pick a video and then a different
    entry point is key for disorganized video. Once organized
    the app can pick random groupings of LARGE text with the
    associated video pictures and audio for playback. Being
    able to preselect the video and audio segment to play is
    key in keeping it simple. You only have to deal with the
    original videos. What good are MOOCs if the site / files go away
    not much I'd say. For me I'd capture the MOOC video using a
    screen utility or just shoot video of the replays using
    a camcorder.

    I use the app to keep all my emails, email addresses,
    notes, URL favorites and previous google search strings.
    Being that the app runs from a USB stick, I can take my data
    with me. What use is the cloud when you have your info on
    a USB stick.

    Yup in 15 minutes I can share the majority of my important
    info with anybody. My mega thread "nobody shares knowledge
    better than this" goes unchallenged. I am by far the best at
    sharing computer info; bar none.

    This app will jog your memory

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