I’ve never met Paul F2F, but I am linked with him on all the usual suspect Social Media platforms.
Paul A. Kirschner
Paul A. Kirschner, dr.h.c. (1951) is Emeritus Professor Educational Psychology at the Open University of the Netherlands, Guest Professor at the Thomas More University of Applied Science in Mechelen, Belgium, and owner of kirschner-ED which does consultancy, masterclasses, and keynotes.
He is a Research Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, the International Society of the Learning Sciences, and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Science. He is a past President (2010-2011) of the International Society of the Learning Sciences and former member of the Dutch Educational Council and the Scientific Technical Council of the Foundation for University Computing Facilities (SURF WTR).
He is chief editor of Journal of Computer Assisted Learning and commissioning editor of Computers in Human Behavior. He has also published more than 350 scientific articles as well as many popular articles for teacher journals. As for books, he is co-author of How Learning Happens: Seminal Works in Educational Psychology and What They Mean in Practice, Evidence Informed Learning Design, Urban Myths about Learning and Education and More Urban Myths about Learning and Education: Challenging Eduquacks, Extraordinary Claims, and Alternative Facts as well as of the highly successful book Ten steps to complex learning, and editor of two other books (Visualizing Argumentation and What we know about CSCL).
The HPT Video
This video is 72:25 minutes in length.
A Few of Paul’s Articles
This first one would seem to be most timely…
This blog is based on the book ‘Lessons for Learning’, a translation of a recent Dutch language book, which should be coming out before the summer. The book is a collaboration between Tim Surma, Kristel Vanhoyweghen, Dominique Sluijsmans, Gino Camp, Daniel Muijs, and myself.
Transform Any Team of Experts Into an Expert Team: Part 1 – By Mirjam Neelen, Paul A. Kirschner Thursday, January 18, 2018
Transform Any Team of Experts Into an Expert Team: Part 2 – By Mirjam Neelen, Paul A. Kirschner Thursday, February 1, 2018
Kirschner, P. A., Sweller, J., & Clark, R. E. (2006). Why minimal guidance during instruction does not work: An analysis of the failure of constructivist, discovery, problem-based experiential and inquiry-based teaching. Educational Psychologist, 41(2), 75-86. (See below.) kirschner_Sweller_Clark
Sweller, J., Clark, R. E., & Kirschner, P. (November 2010). Teaching general problem-solving skills Is not a substitute for, or a viable addition to, teaching mathematics. Docemust. clark_etal_2010_math
by Mirjam Neelen and Paul A. Kirschner