Improving Online Educational Resources Using Cognitive Science: Collaborations between Cognitive Scientists and Educators

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This webinar provides information on how to use published research to improve K-12 and university online learning, like Khan Academy videos or interactive mathematics exercises. The webinar focuses on how students’ motivation and grades increase when they are given voice and choice. Through promoting student agency, students engage in reflective thinking and seek deeper understanding.

Links to further reading and implementation guides will be provided from a curated collection of practical but scientifically based principles. View this webinar to explore simple systems for sharing online resources and strategies to connect with researchers.



Jonathan Jay Williams


iNACOL, Stanford University

Date Published

September 2013




Online Learning