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When Deep Learners Change Their Mind: Learning Dynamics for Active Learning [article]

Javad Zolfaghari Bengar, Bogdan Raducanu, Joost van de Weijer
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Active learning aims to select samples to be annotated that yield the largest performance improvement for the learning algorithm.  ...  In this paper, we propose a new informativeness-based active learning method. Our measure is derived from the learning dynamics of a neural network.  ...  We showed that this measure obtains excellent results when used for active learning on a variety of benchmark datasets.  ... 
arXiv:2107.14707v1 fatcat:vxpntfgsk5gphehibzxb3pxjty

Mind your language!

Elizabeth Anne
1998 Physics world  
For this thesis, I have chosen to examine computer supported collaborative learning and cultural differences. My choice of topic instantly made me think about the above mentioned television series.  ...  The series focused on culturally diverse adult learners in a language school in London, England.  ...  Also, the -collective programming of the mind‖ highlights culture as a collective activity that should be seen as a dynamic process rather than a passive state (ibid).  ... 
doi:10.1088/2058-7058/11/11/38 fatcat:2p3yeqvzyzdbnbtbj5jydlucku

Langerian mindfulness and language learning

Fatemeh Moafian, Hooshang Khoshsima, Javad Fadardi, Francesco Pagnini, Mireille Besson
2019 Cogent Psychology  
Through this review, we show what commonalities exist between the two sides of the study (i.e., mindfulness theory and language learning) and how mindfulness theory can cooperate in and facilitate the  ...  language learning process.  ...  Both emphasize learners' cognitive capacity and consider an active role for learners in the learning process.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311908.2019.1609242 fatcat:onl7q3sigrgibnqt2bjazlqsci

Promoting Mindfulness Through Contemplative Education

Sepideh Mahani
2012 Journal of International Education Research (JIER)  
This article reviews literature from various disciplines and suggests that higher education institutions must work toward integrating contemplative education and mindfulness in their curriculum in order  ...  to enhance students learning and understanding through contemplation and personal insight.  ...  In transformational learning, the psychological awareness occurs when the learners modify their self-perception, followed by convictional where the learners evaluate and appraise their belief system, and  ... 
doi:10.19030/jier.v8i3.7103 fatcat:jretpcu37bey3iib64ppftrzae

Page 8 of Brain, Mind Vol. 16, Issue 7 [page]

1991 Brain, Mind  
It needs learners who can adapt their activities to what is happening each new day.  ...  What I discovered was that the best Nintendo experiences shared certain ‘“‘deep’’ dynamics.  ... 

Mind the Gap: Beyond Whole-brain learning

Marth Munro, Marié-Heleen Coetzee
2007 South African Theatre Journal  
In our search for ways in which to implement the critical outcomes 2 demanded by the OBE framework, we turned to Herrmann's argument (1995) that optimal, deep structure learning can only take place when  ...  Our research was prompted by the constant need for our Drama departments to validate their existence in the light of changing funding structures for the arts, governmental and institutional demands for  ...  Our research was prompted by the constant need for our Drama departments to validate their existence in the light of changing funding structures for the arts, governmental and institutional demands for  ... 
doi:10.1080/10137548.2007.9687856 fatcat:zdlouu2anvevnlb7bwehstn64q

Learning from Gesture: How Our Hands Change Our Minds

Miriam Novack, Susan Goldin-Meadow
2015 Educational Psychology Review  
When people talk, they gesture, and those gestures often reveal information that cannot be found in speech. Learners are no exception.  ...  Learners can also discover novel ideas from the gestures they produce during a lesson or from the gestures they see their teachers produce.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by NIH grant number R01-HD047450 and NSF grant number B6S-0925595 to Goldin-Meadow, NSF grant number SBE-0541957 (Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center, Goldin-Meadow  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10648-015-9325-3 pmid:26366048 pmcid:PMC4562024 fatcat:ommqpxtgzfe4thpv3yyb5jta4a

Mind the gap

Naresh K. Malhotra, Olivia F. Lee, Can Uslay, Nelson Oly Ndubisi
2012 International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management  
recognition; devaluing by learners of their own experiential learning; and a preference for participation in training.  ...  industry at a time when they most need to build their skills base.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02656711211245629 fatcat:vs5jeb3dlja5xbi3mg5ovco7au

Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Function of Education

2009 Journal of Philosophy of Education  
When we begin paying close attention to the activity of our own mind, it soon becomes apparent that almost all thoughts and images are accompanied by a process of categorising and labelling in the form  ...  understanding for active citizenship-but also in their tendency to suggest that 'developing confidence and self-esteem can remedy a wide range of personal and social problems' with the result that this  ...  When mindfulness embraces our joy, our sadness, and all our mental formations, sooner or later we will see their deep roots . . .  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9752.2008.00668.x fatcat:r5rojr3fzzbengofl7cfzxyqie

Bilingual Minds

Ellen Bialystok, Fergus I.M. Craik, David W. Green, Tamar H. Gollan
2009 Psychological Science in the Public Interest  
Children learning two languages from birth follow the same milestones for language acquisition as monolinguals do (first words, first use of grammar) but may use different strategies for language acquisition  ...  In the third section, we describe the brain networks that are responsible for language processing in bilinguals and demonstrate their involvement in nonverbal executive control for bilinguals.  ...  Typically, sorting times are longer when it is necessary to bear in mind the requirement to switch when the instruction changes.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1529100610387084 pmid:26168404 fatcat:zo3yafpcy5dchi6akrbane7eqy

Words as cultivators of others minds

Theresa S. S. Schilhab
2015 Frontiers in Psychology  
For instance, when knowledge-sharing occurs as part of deep conversations between a teacher and student, language is the salient tool by which to obtain understanding, through the unfolding of explanations  ...  I suggest that, in conversation, interlocutors use Words as Cultivators (WAC) of other minds as a direct result of their embodiedgrounded origin, rendering WAC a radical interpretation of the Words as  ...  When learning the word 'dog' , infants are likely being exposed to dogs through direct experience, in the street or in their homes.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01690 pmid:26594187 pmcid:PMC4633484 fatcat:m6yk37bderfu5jjxj337oax3mu

Re-Imagining Specialized STEM Academies: Igniting and NurturingDecidedly Different Minds, by Design

Stephanie Pace Marshall
2009 Roeper Review  
Deep learning is both active and reflective.  ...  Learners are actively engaged in experiences that identify, ignite, and develop their passion and unique potentials.  ...  , and the design of generative and life-affirming learning organizations.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02783190903386884 fatcat:w6ochsjkmjdzzfreypfyabjejm


Debra A Schwinn
2016 Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association  
This paper summarizes optimal adult learning, including (for example) concepts such as deliberate practice, active and interactive learning, and the flipped classroom.  ...  With rapid changes in health care and academic medicine, deans and medical educators need to carefully optimize medical education in order to best prepare our students for the future.  ...  ACTIVE AND INTERACTIVE LEARNING Positive outcomes likewise are reported for active and interactive learning.  ... 
pmid:28066058 pmcid:PMC5216474 fatcat:ubkpidf5xzcwvhulfwc3h65y5u

Increasing leadership integrity through mind training and embodied learning

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler
2010 Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research  
This paper offers foundations for an integrated approach to leadership integrity consultation, melding somatic learning methods with practices for training the mind, known as lojong in Tibetan Buddhism  ...  Embodied learning and mind training are grounded in similar perceptions about the importance of attention and awareness for developing effective, powerful action in the world.  ...  Enabling Transformational Change Feldenkrais believed that learning directly from the body and movement would be sufficient for deep life change -not just for improvement of movement and relief of pain  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0018081 fatcat:udu7rljzgvdk7arvpqrovnv5zq

Awakening Mindfulness in Science Education [chapter]

Olga Calderón
2017 Weaving Complementary Knowledge Systems and Mindfulness to Educate a Literate Citizenry for Sustainable and Healthy Lives  
challenges to the class dynamics and to teaching and learning.  ...  The goal was to encourage participants to embrace mindfulness practices throughout the semester in an effort to awaken their sense of compassion with themselves and others during class interactions.  ...  it ignited their passion for learning science.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-6351-182-7_4 fatcat:i2p5vcxyzra6tjm5e4u3ys52wq
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