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Pursuing Professional Development: The Self as Source

Pursuing Professional Development: The Self as Source

Kathleen M. Bailey, David Nunan

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Date of last revision September 18, 2013 Learning theories refers to theoretical frameworks which try to explain how people and animals learn, thereby helping us understand the inherently complex process of learning. Often they are in the form of field notes, which are like diary entries. Functionalism formed as a reaction to Titchener theory of structuralism. In contrast, when knowledge is connected in inaccurate or random ways, students can fail to retrieve or apply it appropriately.

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Research Report in Elementary Education Abroad

Research Report in Elementary Education Abroad

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Community centered – There is recognition that students are members of multiple communities (e.g., classroom, professional organizations) and that these communities offer opportunities for students and instructors to share and to learn from each other. Maslow maintains that such conditions as the freedom to investigate and learn, fairness, honesty, and orderliness in interpersonal relationships are critical because their absence makes satisfaction of the five basic needs impossible. (Imagine, for example, trying to satisfy your belongingness and love needs or your esteem needs in an atmosphere characterized by dishonesty, unfair punishment, and restrictions on freedom of speech.) Classroom tasks can be structured so that students are forced to compete with one another, work individually, or cooperate with one another to obtain the rewards that teachers make available for successfully completing these tasks.

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Practitioner Research in Early Childhood: International

Practitioner Research in Early Childhood: International

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We have had mail from nurses looking for websites for Dorothy Johnson and Marilyn Friedman's Family Nursing Model. Overall, relative to Guszak's findings, they noted a shift from literal questions to more inferential questions. An examination of asynchronous communication experiences and perspectives of students in an online course: A case study. Although expertise and roles in peer learning can differ based on age and experience, everyone gives feedback to one another and can contribute and share their knowledge and views.

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EFFECT OF PARENTAL BACKGROUNG ON LEARNING OUTCOME

EFFECT OF PARENTAL BACKGROUNG ON LEARNING OUTCOME

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It's up to you to figure out what paths you'll use to reach your destination. The second section presents several major theoretical perspectives on the process of conceptual change. He was educated in a small elementary school and high school in one, with minimal resources, yet a remarkable success rate. A variable interval reinforcement schedule involves providing reinforcement for a response when that response has occurred after a variable amount of time has passed. Connectivism: Learning theory of the future or vestige of the past?.

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Holistic Pedagogy: The Self and Quality Willed Learning

Holistic Pedagogy: The Self and Quality Willed Learning

Carlo Ricci

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In constructivist classrooms, curriculum is generally a process of digging deeper and deeper into big ideas, rather than presenting a breadth of coverage. Practice and Individual Assistance are provided as needed: In activity curriculum the need for practice grows out of the learning situation. The community builder's approach to theory of change: A practical guide to theory and development. If so, repeated instant mental replays (with Ty in the role of enforcer) will ensure that he remembers how to point a gun in the future.

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The Impact of the Laboratory and Technology on Learning and

The Impact of the Laboratory and Technology on Learning and

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In this approach, the mediational means are what might be termed the "carriers" of sociocultural patterns and knowledge. (p. 204) Although the importance of semiotic mediation in thinking is recognized by most members of the sociocultural thought community, interpretations of it differ. John Broadus Watson (1878-1958) is widely regarded as having been the founder of the school of behaviorism, which dominated much of North American psychology between 1920 and 1960. Cairo, Al-Majlis al-A‘là li-Ri‘ayat al-Funun wa-l-Adab, 1962.

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Teacher Education for Social Justice: Perspectives and

Teacher Education for Social Justice: Perspectives and

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The use of action research to deepen and develop classroom practice has grown into a strong tradition of practice (one of the first examples being the work of Stephen Corey in 1949). In action research a team of people drew collective learning from a collective experience. Constructivism in the Classroom - When implemented in the classroom setting, the constructivist learning theory can be a bit challenging at first. Problems are resolved, and incongruities sorted out, through strategies such as seeking relationships between what was known and what is new, identifying similarities and differences, and testing hypotheses or assumptions.

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Getting the Best of Your Dissertation: Practical

Getting the Best of Your Dissertation: Practical

Dave Harris

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Equilibration: it is the master developmental process, encompassing both assimilation and accommodation. The researchers assigned students to small groups for an entire semester, required them to post weekly contributions to their group’s online discussion forum, and asked them to make explicit references to course readings and group members’ postings. In other words, it operates on the environment and changes it in some way. The following is a brief summation of acupuncture's innovations and developments and their socio-political context from the end of the Han dynasty through modern times.

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Reflections from the Field: How Coaching Made Us Better

Reflections from the Field: How Coaching Made Us Better

Eric J. Demeulenaere

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Articles investigate how to design the technological settings for collaboration and how people learn in the context of collaborative activity. * Instructional Science is an interdisciplinary refereed scholarly journal aimed at promoting a deeper understanding of the nature, theory and practice of the instructional process and of the learning to which it gives rise. There are still significant discrepancies in Internet penetration rates, with North America, Europe, and Oceania/Australia having the highest penetration rates.

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Action Research in Special Education: An Inquiry Approach

Action Research in Special Education: An Inquiry Approach

Susan M. Bruce

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Defining what makes a Web site "educational" is just about as slippery as nailing down what counts as interactive. Maqasid al-Falasifa [The Aims of the Philosophers]. In this example, as in many others related to educational ICTs, reflection on the importance of developing teachers’ awareness of how to use digital technologies is usually an afterthought rather than a structuring principle. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. The take-home message from this study is that students can show improvement in their test performance when anxiety is not highly apparent.

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