In this page we'll provides articles concerning vocational educational training practices. Its intend to be usefully to practitioners into different fields of educational activities.
SUGGESTOPEDIA EDUCATIONAL METHOD
In this article I would like to introduce you the educational method called suggestopedia. Suggestopedia is a new teaching method developed by the Bulgarian psychotherapist Georgi Lozanov. It is used mostly to learn foreign languages but also for other subjects.
Suggestopedia is a science for developing different non-manipulative and non-hypnotic methods for teaching/learning based on the level of reserve (potential, unused) capacities of the brain/mind. That means: at least three to five times faster, easier and deeper learning; inner freedom; increasing the motivation for learning; joyful learning and psycho-physiological well-being. The effectiveness as well as the benefits of the genuine method have been confirmed by the most prestigious international commissions and scientists.
The best results of suggestopedia are not due to any technique (guided relaxation, guided fantasies, breathing exercises, etc.) as a number of authors fabricated but to a holistic knowledge of the psychophysiological mechanisms of personal reserves.
USING VIDEOS IN LEARNING
During the last decades several scientists observe that videos facilitate thinking and problem solving.
According to Galbraith, 2004 in some cases, video can be as good as an instructor in communicating facts or demonstrating procedures to assist in mastery learning where a student can view complex clinical or mechanical procedures as many times as they need to. Furthermore, the interactive features of modern web-based media players can be used to promote ‘active viewing’ approaches with students.
More recent research shows that there is strong evidence that digital video reporting can inspire and engage students when incorporated into student-centered learning activities through:
increased student motivation
enhanced learning experience
development potential for deeper learning of the subject ...