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Effective Learner with Study Trainer

Effective Learner with Study Trainer

Neurosky Inc.
Learning to learn
Effective Learner is an app that is used with NeuroSky MindWave headset to monitor the effectiveness of your learning through measuring the focus level.

The Effective Learner app uses a NeuroSky's brainwave-sensing headset to detect your learning effectiveness. The app has two modes of use; Effectiveness tracker, and the EDAFIN Study Trainer. The Effectiveness Tracker shows your current focus level and effectiveness as 6 different color-coded levels, and provides a session report, which includes a time plot of your effectiveness for the duration of study and a pie chart of different color percentage. The Session reports can be saved with a note into a searchable journal for future reference and analysis. Study trainer combines the Pomodoro timing method with customized learning rhythms based on your brain activity. The system allows you to compare your learning results to the effectiveness shown by your brain activity. It also provides study tips to help you plan your study sessions effectively.

Age groups 
Middle school
High School
Tertiary Education
Professional education
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Mobile Android
Mobile iOS
Offline play 
Internet required
Educational Quality
Learning Goals

The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.

The learning experience is optimized for every learner as the solution responds and adapts to user's activities. The app provides information to the user, but the user needs to actively plan their learning sessions.
The solution gives a lot of autonomy for the learner to choose when and how to The app requires the user to actively reflect their study sessions and provides tips for more effective studying
The learner can freely decide, how to use the app. There's no restrictions to use.
The app is for individual use.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

The two modes offer versatile ways of use.
The data that the solution provides can be easily interpret and helps you to view what kind of learning situation is best for you.
The study tips and use statistics encourage you to improve your study habits.

The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.

Subject based learning goals

Practicing to observe and evaluate own learning processes.
Practicing to use different ways to evaluate own learning
Practicing to set own learning goals
Practicing to plan and organize learning processes.
Practicing time management.

Soft skills learning goals

Practicing logical reasoning to understand and interpret information in different forms
Understanding and interpreting of matrices and diagrams
Learning to acquire, modify and produce information in different forms
Practicing versatile ways of working
Practicing to evaluate one's own learning
Practicing to find ways of working that are best for oneself
Practicing persistent working
Practicing to take responsibility of one's own learning
Practicing strategic thinking
Learning to plan and organize work processes
Practicing time management

The Finnish Educational Quality Certificate

Our Quality Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected Finnish teachers with a master's degree in education.

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