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Teaching for understanding : what it is and how to do it

Author: Douglas P Newton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Falmer, 2000.
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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newton, Douglas P.
Teaching for understanding.
London ; New York : Routledge/Falmer, 2000
(DLC) 99055457
(OCoLC)42736389
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas P Newton
ISBN: 0203248104 9780203248102 0203465873 9780203465875 9780415227902 0415227909 9780415227919 0415227917
OCLC Number: 52187165
Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Understanding : a worthwhile goal --
The nature of understanding --
Making connections --
Mental engagement --
Supporting understanding with analogies --
Using surrogate teachers --
Failing to understand --
The total learning environment --
Knowing what counts --
Motivated to understand --
The self-regulation of learning --
Evaluating understanding --
In conclusion.
Responsibility: Douglas P. Newton.

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Learners may fail to understand for a variety of reasons, this book describes what understanding means and draws on research to provide strategies to support the understanding process. A valuable  Read more...

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