Adam Sanford and Dinur Blum, the hosts of Learning Made Easier, bring you the latest research on how learning works - and how students and teachers can apply it to their lives. Reduce study stress, get more out of your classes, and find more free time with this weekly podcast!
Episode 123: How to Stop Procrastinating
Procrastination is the bane of many students’ existence. You think you’re on top of things, and suddenly the due date is right on top of you! Worse yet, it makes you feel like you were lazy or stupid or just irresponsible – other people stay on top of their commitments, right? So why can’t you? […]
Episode 122: Getting Students Participating in Online Discussions
When you’re teaching a class online, discussion boards are a common tool. But what do you do when students don’t participate? In this episode, Dinur and Adam talk about the different reasons students don’t participate and some solutions for those problems, and also provide some tips to students! Show Notes Online Learning Insights: “Why Students […]
Episode 121: Should You Use Public Transportation?
What are the advantages of using public transportation when you’re a student? Join Dinur and Adam as we discuss this issue. Show Notes Remix.com, “8 Benefits of Public Transportation” Transloc.com, “The Benefits and Challenges of Students Using Public Transportation”
Episode 120: Should You Change Your Major?
You entered college expecting to major in something (be it engineering, criminal justice, art history, or literally anything else). But a few courses in, and the material just isn’t clicking for you or isn’t as interesting as you had hoped. When should you change your major? Join Adam and Dinur as we discuss this question! […]
Episode 119: Twice Exceptional
Twice-exceptional, in a broad sense, means a student who is both gifted in at least one area, and disabled as well. Join Adam and Dinur as we talk about what it means to be twice-exceptional when you’re in college. Show Notes Scientific American, “The Twice Exceptional Movement” Lamar University, “What Teachers Need to Know About […]
Episode 118: How to Thank Your Professors
You’ve had a class that was just absolutely fantastic, and you’d like your professor to know it. What are the best ways of showing that appreciation? Believe it or not, there are good and bad ways – join Dinur and Adam as we discuss them! Show Notes No show notes this episode
Wish would had this podcast a year ago
This past year being a full- time mom and student as been very stressful staying at home trying to do school work and my help my daughter has had me pulling out my hair. Listening to Adam and Dinur gives me a new out look
I am pumped up after listening to these guys. You are awesome cheerleaders for teachers.