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Lab4 fall 2013 (revised oct.1)

Lab4 fall 2013 (revised oct.1)






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    Lab4 fall 2013 (revised oct.1) Lab4 fall 2013 (revised oct.1) Presentation Transcript

    • Lab 4 Learning & Memory
    • Lab 4 Activities 2  My Planner 4 (Use TASC Goals!!!)  Learning Styles  Introduction to the Strategy Library  Experimenting with Memory  Attention Monitoring
    • 3 • My Planners guide you to engage in the SRL cycle by – Thinking ahead (Plan/Set goals) – Thinking back (Monitor how things went) • Make ‘My Planner’ work for you – Thoughtful and reflective answers! – Should take you 10-15 minutes My Planner 4
    • 4 Do you identify yourself as a visual, auditory or kinesthetic learner? What are the similarities and differences between SRL, learning styles & how they relate to effective studying? Watch the video on learning styles AND then discuss the “Critical Thinking About Learning Styles” activity Learning Styles
    • 5 – Locate the Strategy Library on the course home page – Strategy Library has strategies for all kinds of tasks and processes – Tells you about how, when, and why strategies work – Provides examples of strategies – It’s yours! Feel free to edit and personalize it Introduction to Strategy Library What is a Strategy? –A studying tactic or technique –Applied selectively / deliberately –To meet specific task requirements (Phase 1) –To achieve specific goal (Phase 2) You can find the strategy library on the main EDD 101 page
    • 6 Introduction to Strategy Library Strategies for Complex Info (Organized by Learning Process) Strategies for Complex Info (Organized by Task) Strategies for Simple Info: Mnemonic Strategies Section 1 includes strategies for simple & complex info
    • 7 • Find Mnemonic Strategies in the Strategy Library – In “Strategies for Simple Information” section – Read the Introduction to Mnemonic Strategies – Read about each strategy (Peg Word, First Letter, Method of Loci) • Try one out to effectively remember some course material – Get out your class material & choose something you need to memorize – Strategically choose the mnemonic strategy you think would work best and try it out now Make a Change: Try Out A Mnemonic Strategy
    • Attention Monitoring 8  With your partner, discuss:  Afterwards, we will construct a list of distractors and the strategies together on the board  1. What things captured your attention away from the lecture content?  2. What is one thing you could do to redirect your attention?