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Article in «Edsurge (online) | February 16, 2023

Since the pandemic, more instructors at schools and colleges appear to have embraced “flipped learning,” the approach of asking students to watch lecture videos before class so that class time can be used for active learning. Proponents say the model improves student outcomes by encouraging more interaction among students and professors, and many studies have […]

Article in «Tagesanzeiger» | September 15, 2022

Even first graders are afraid of math. It doesn’t have to be that way. Prof. Manu Kapur explains why failure can be seen as an opportunity. Find out more about the article on «Why Math doesn’t necessarily need to be a frightening subject » (Article in German and readable with “Tagesanzeiger” subscription only) 

Various Articles on “Those who fail productively are all the wiser” | September 2021

“Practicing before learning theory is almost twice as efficient as being taught by an excellent teacher for a year” says Prof. Manu Kapur. He conducted a comprehensive meta-analysis along with Dr. Tanmay Sinha, in which they included 53 previously published studies. 2 Sep 2021 “Produktives Scheitern wirkt sich positiv auf Lernerfolg aus” was published on […]

Prof. Manu Kapur will be a keynote speaker at SALTISE Conference | June 4, 2021

The Future Learning Initiative | One thing is clear. Future advances in learning cannot be achieved by learning scientists alone. True to the original intent of the learning sciences, advances in our understandings of learning as a complex phenomenon will require interdisciplinary efforts. Prof. Kapur will discuss how, at ETH Zurich, they have embarked on […]