How learning works : seven research-based principles for smart teaching (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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How learning works : seven research-based principles for smart teaching

Author: Susan A AmbroseMichael W BridgesMichele DiPietroMarsha LovettMarie K NormanAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2010] ©2010
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From the Inside Flap: Any conversation about effective teaching must begin with a consideration of how students learn. However, instructors may find a gap between resources that focus on the technical research on learning and those that provide practical classroom strategies. How Learning Works provides the bridge for such a gap. In this volume, the authors introduce seven general principles of learning, distilled
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ambrose, Susan A., 1958-
How learning works.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2010]
(DLC) 2010003939
(OCoLC)468969206
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan A Ambrose; Michael W Bridges; Michele DiPietro; Marsha Lovett; Marie K Norman; Richard E Mayer
ISBN: 9780470617595 0470617594 9780470617601 0470617608 9786612686498 6612686499
OCLC Number: 639016044
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 301 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : bridging learning research and teaching practice --
How does students' prior knowledge affect their learning? --
How does the way students organize knowledge affect their learning? --
What factors motivate students to learn? --
How do students develop mastery? --
What kinds of practice and feedback enhance learning? --
Why do student development and course climate matter for student learning? --
How do students become self-directed learners? --
Conclusion : applying the seven principles to ourselves --
Appendices.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Other Titles: Seven research-based principles for smart teaching
Responsibility: Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges, Michele DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, Marie K. Norman ; foreword by Richard E. Mayer.

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* Presents a set of 7 theory- and research-based principles of learning in a clear structure and digestible format. * The seven core principles of how students learn presented in this book  Read more...

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