Fostering a Growth Mindset through a Blended e-Learning Approach (Part 2: Mindset Survey) Andrew Ricciardi

The term ‘growth mindset’ refers to the belief that abilities can be developed and honed through dedication and hard work. In contrast, a ‘fixed mindset’ is the belief that you are born with a level of talent and intelligence that really can’t be changed. These concepts are the basis for Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Dweck, 2006). Dweck maintains that how we feel about things like risk, learning, intelligence, tests, failure, effort (and other things) form our beliefs, and those beliefs can ultimately impact our performance and success.

Andrew talks us through his research on this really exciting area of pedagogy.

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