Lab 5
Learning &
Memory
(Part 2)
Lab 5Activity Overview
2
• My Planner 5
• Revisiting Attention Monitoring
• Revisiting your Mnemonic Strategy
• Activating...
3
• My Planners guide you to engage in the SRL cycle by
– Thinking ahead (Plan/Set goals)
– Thinking back (Monitor how thi...
4
• How focused are you?
• What are the main sources of distraction for you?
• What do you need to change so you can focus...
5
• Last lab you tried out a mnemonic strategy to remember some
material from your course
– Do you remember your mnemonic?...
6
• Find Activating Prior Knowledge Strategies in the Strategy
Library
– In “Strategies for Complex Information” section
–...
7
• Refer to the Dunolskyet al. (2013) article
• Use what you found in this paper to create 1 tip
for “what students shoul...
8
• What tips did you generate from the Dunlosky et al article?
Summary Activity Review
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Summary Activity Review:
Strategy Library Organized by Process
Assemble Rehearse Translate
Selecting
Organizing &
Struct...
10
• Could it help you to…
Summary Activity Review
Activate prior
Knowl
Select Organize/Ass
emble
Generate/ela
borate
Rehe...
11
• Could it engage your brain?
Summary Activity Review
Search Monitor Assemble Rehearse Translate
Practice testing ✔ ✔ ✔...
12
• Effectiveness of the tactic (technique or strategy) depends
upon many variables
Summary Activity Review
WHAT you have...
13
• Finding the right strategy...
 It isn’t the technique or recipe you use that matters
 It is the kind of processing,...
14
• Quiz 2 in lab
– Any attempts to complete the quiz outside of lab results in
automatic failure
– All attempts are time...
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Lab5 fall 2013 (revised oct.7)

  1. 1. Lab 5 Learning & Memory (Part 2)
  2. 2. Lab 5Activity Overview 2 • My Planner 5 • Revisiting Attention Monitoring • Revisiting your Mnemonic Strategy • Activating Prior Knowledge Strategies •Summary Activity • Quiz 2 today! • Quiz 3 is on next lab day!
  3. 3. 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 5
  4. 4. 4 • How focused are you? • What are the main sources of distraction for you? • What do you need to change so you can focus? Attention Monitoring
  5. 5. 5 • Last lab you tried out a mnemonic strategy to remember some material from your course – Do you remember your mnemonic? – Do you remember the material you associated with it? – Why do you think it worked (or didn’t work) for you? How well did your mnemonic strategy work?
  6. 6. 6 • Find Activating Prior Knowledge Strategies in the Strategy Library – In “Strategies for Complex Information” section – Read the Introduction to Activating Prior Knowledge – Read about each APK strategy • Try one out – Get out your course material & choose something you will be learning about next lecture – Strategically choose the activating prior knowledge strategy you think would work best and try it out now Make a Change: Try Out an Activating Prior Knowledge Strategy
  7. 7. 7 • Refer to the Dunolskyet al. (2013) article • Use what you found in this paper to create 1 tip for “what students should know about learning” Summary Activity
  8. 8. 8 • What tips did you generate from the Dunlosky et al article? Summary Activity Review
  9. 9. 9 Summary Activity Review: Strategy Library Organized by Process Assemble Rehearse Translate Selecting Organizing & Structuring Generative Processing & Elaboration Repetition & Rehearsal Activating Prior Knowledge Search Monitor Assemble Rehearse Translate Basic Cognitive (Thinking) Operations ImportantLearning Processes
  10. 10. 10 • Could it help you to… Summary Activity Review Activate prior Knowl Select Organize/Ass emble Generate/ela borate Rehearse Practice testing ✔ Before new learning ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Distributed practice ✔ Elaborative Interrogation ✔ ✔? ✔ ✔ Self-explanation ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Interleaved practice ✔ Summarization(concept mapping) ✔? ✔? ✔? ✔? Keyword mnemonic ✔ ✔ Imagery for text ✔ ✔ Rereading ✔ Highlighting/underlining ✔
  11. 11. 11 • Could it engage your brain? Summary Activity Review Search Monitor Assemble Rehearse Translate Practice testing ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Distributed practice ✔ ✔ Elaborative Interrogation ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Self-explanation ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Interleaved practice ✔ ✔ Summarization(concept mapping) ✔? ✔? ✔? ✔? ✔? Keyword mnemonic ✔ ✔ Imagery for text ✔ ✔ Rereading ✔ ✔ Highlighting/underlining ✔
  12. 12. 12 • Effectiveness of the tactic (technique or strategy) depends upon many variables Summary Activity Review WHAT you have to learn Learning CONDITIONS or situation YOUR beliefs , knowledge, skills HOW you need to KNOW or USE the knowledge
  13. 13. 13 • Finding the right strategy...  It isn’t the technique or recipe you use that matters  It is the kind of processing, thinking it engages, and whether or not that is appropriate for the task  Does it build on your strengths and compensate for weaknesses?  Do you know how and why it works?  Does it engage SMART operations? Does it address these processing areas?  How can you evaluate the strategy? Summary Activity Review
  14. 14. 14 • Quiz 2 in lab – Any attempts to complete the quiz outside of lab results in automatic failure – All attempts are time stamped and logged • Your instructor will provide you with instructions about how to access the quiz in lab Quiz 2

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