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New ways to learn and teach
by Mike Sharples
About this EXP
Mike Sharples, Emeritus Professor of Educational Technology at The Open University, explains how recent research shapes modern approaches to teaching.
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Key point 1
Scientific insights are helping educators develop evidence-based improvements in teaching and learning.
Key point 2
A teacher’s role is shifting away from providing educational content to orchestrating students’ learning and nurturing their confidence.
Key point 3
The state has a role in providing resources and support to schools and universities, especially during periods of abrupt change, such as that caused by a pandemic.
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