Podcast: The science of learning

Dr Michael Johnston
Lloyd Gutteridge
1 May, 2023

Learning is a central pursuit of the education system. It is essential that educators understand key elements of the science of human learning and how to apply them in the classroom.

In this podcast episode, Michael Johnston is joined by Lloyd Gutteridge, author and senior lecturer at Auckland University of Technology in the Business, Economics and Law Faculty. They discussed the importance of prior knowledge in learning and the risks of too much edutainment in teaching. They also discussed gaps in the New Zealand curriculum and the science of learning, including cognitive load theory.

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