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How Learning Works Workshop Series
Learning depends on the transformation of information into knowledge
- F. Papa
Goal of LearningLearning is viewed here as developing a way of thinking and acting that is characteristic of an expert community. Such a way of thinking consists of two important elements:
- the knowledge that represents phenomena in the subject domain
- the thinking activities that construe, modify and use this knowledge to interpret situations in that domain and to act in them.
Situated learning: bridging sociocultural and cognitive theorizing
Learning and Instruction, 6
Textbook: How Learning Works: 7 Research Based Principles for Smart Teaching
A. Overview of Teaching and Learning
This section which contains the prerequisite knowledge for the course will be offered between 1 and 2 PM on each day of the course.
- Explain the central purpose of teaching and the implications of this definition.
- Describe the experience of being a novice learner
B. Click on the links below to access the resources for each workshop
How does student’s prior knowledge affect their learning? July 24th Rm B525
How does the way students organize knowledge affect their learning? August 2nd Rm B525
What factors motivate students to learn? August 7th Rm B525
How do students develop mastery? August 16th Rm 4009 RUH
What kinds of practice and feedback enhance learning? September 4th Rm B525
How do students become self-directed learners? September 13th Rm B525
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