Book Chapter

Science of learning and digital learning environments

J Lodge, J Cooney Horvath

From the laboratory to the classroom: Translating science of learning for teachers | Routledge - Taylor & Francis | Published : 2017

Abstract

Of all areas where it is possible for the science of learning to have an impact on educational practice, it is arguably in the use of technologies where research from the laboratory can have the greatest influence. The introduction of new technologies raises profound (but also mundane) questions about education into the future. Learning occurring in digital environments also affords possibilities for personalisation and adaptive learning design that are not always possible in face-to-face educational settings. Moreover, educational technologies provide opportunities for capturing aspects of learning that are not easy to evaluate in complex, often chaotic classrooms. In this chapter we will p..

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