Applied Innovation Review Issue No. 2 June 2016

Authors: Charlotta Johnsson, Rebecca Loeffler, Ikhlaq Sidhu, Carl-Henric Nilsson

This paper introduces a new pedagogical approach that we will refer to as the MIND-methodology, which incorporates aspects of the individual’s mindset. The novel pedagogical approach includes four building blocks; theory practice, mindset and engagement-and-networking. The MIND-methodology is based on accepted pedagogical theories and known psychological aspects: social learning, communities of practice, and fixed and growth mindset. The novelty of the methodology lies in its clear student-centered approach and its focus on the student’s mindset.

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