Learning Tools and Applications for Cognitive Improvement

Athanasios Drigas, Maria Karyotaki
2014 International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP)  
Latest trends in learning technologies verify of the fact that they are indispensable for students' cognitive improvement. ICTs in coordination with a concrete pedagogical framework may provide students and teachers flexible, engaging, cost-effective and above all, personalized learning experiences, which focus on the adoption of the 21 st century cognitive skills into the actual learning process. Such higher order thinking skills (HOTS) entail critical thinking, problem solving, independent
more » ... uiry, creativity, communication, collaboration, digital literacy. Therefore, technologically-supported educational environments aim at self-regulated and inquisitive, constructivist, knowledge building rather than knowledge accumulation.
doi:10.3991/ijep.v4i3.3665 fatcat:p7ao7cwxmjabnpxd5j7gad7ooe