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Tag Archives: Levels of processing
Germane load: The right kind of mental effort?
Despite our vast capacity to hold information in long term memory; our working memory is extremely limited and becomes overloaded very easily. Greater insight into these problems and some practical ideas about what to do about them comes from the … Continue reading
Posted in Psychology for teachers Tagged Bjork, Cognitive load, Craik, Levels of processing, Sweller 16 Comments
What is active learning?
“The art of remembering is the art of thinking . . . our conscious effort should not be so much to impress or retain (knowledge) as to connect it with something already there” William James, 1890 “Memory is the residue … Continue reading
Posted in Psychology for teachers Tagged Assessment for learning, Levels of processing, Psychology, Working memory 7 Comments