Tag Archives: information processing

EDU 6526: Course Reflection

Reflecting on this course, I feel a bit overwhelmed by the many instructional methods with which I’ve been presented. While it has been helpful to group them by four distinct families (see Figure 1) – Information Processing (Cognitivism), Personal Development … Continue reading

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EDU 6526: A Place for Advance Organizers

I appreciate the discussion of Advance Organizers and Presentational Instruction this week. The simplistic and straightforward nature of both of these forms of teaching seem to be very effective to me in conveying a clear message about content to be … Continue reading

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EDU 6526: Concept Attainment vs. Factual Memorization

Learning about Concept Attainment this week shines light on the large umbrella of Knowledge, and begs the question: what exactly is knowledge composed of? In order to be knowledgable, is it enough to memorize facts and be able to recite … Continue reading

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EDU 6526: Using Inductive Teaching Across Disciplines

After exploring the topic of Inductive Teaching this week, I am struck with one major advantage of the technique: the ability to simultaneously teach across multiple disciplines. It seems that, as the entire basis of the approach is in asking … Continue reading

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