“Learning requires some sort of work upstairs on the top floor”

By Torhild Slåtto

Anna Bager-Elsborg, researcher at Aarhus University in Denmark, says that to listen to a person talking does not generate learning outcome. She has studied campus students’ attitude and found that there is an attitude (a sort of culture) of Danish campus students to be passive listeners to lectures. They are afraid of what others will think about them, and some lecturers also want to speak uninterrupted. Continue reading