Swaminathan Gurumurthi’s Updates

  • ACT- an application of the quantitative methods of educational psychology, How Institutions use the ACT Score and its challenges

    The ACT is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States. It was first introduced in November 1959 by University of Iowa professor Everett Franklin Lindquist as a competitor to the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). It is current...More

  • Productive failure in mathematical problem solving

    "Let them eat cake," said Marie Antoinette. Should teachers, parents, and managers say of the learners in their charge, "Let them struggle"?

    Allowing learners to struggle will actually help them learn better, according to research on "productive fa...More

  • The Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Humanistic Psychology and Therapy

    The International Baccalaureate Program encourages students to participate in Theory of Knowledge (TOK) classes. The subjective experience of the individual and the development of humanistic psychology are studied in detail through this programme

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