Welcome! This is the online venue for participating in the VTLC Reading Circle. You can respond to the questions here and interact with colleagues who also respond.What's Ahead? What follows are 8 slides with questions. Answer as many or as few as you like by leaving a comment with your voice, or simply type it out as I've done here.Pausing or Speeding Up the Slides/Comments You can pause and move between slides more rapidly than the set 15 seconds by clicking the pause/play button or the arrows below each slide. You can also hold the dot on the timing slider at the bottom to pause to read a long text, like this one.
Please note that several slides and questions will reference the “Seven Principles of Student Learning” presented in the book.
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How learning works voice thread
How Learning Works by Ambrose, Bridges, DiPietro, Lovett, & NormaUWC VTLC 2012 Reading Circle Activities
“Students’ prior knowledge can help or hinder learning” (13)P “How students organize knowledge influences how they learnr and apply what they know” (44).i “Students’ motivation generates, directs, and sustains what they do to learn” (69)n “To develop mastery, students must acquire componentc skills, practice integrating them, and know when to apply what they have learned” (95).i “Goal directed practice coupled with targeted feedback arep critical to learning” (125).l “Students’ current level of development interacts with the social, emotional, and intellectual climate of the course toe impact learning” (158).s “To become self-directed learners, students must learn to assess the demands of the task, evaluate their own knowledge and skills, plan their approach, monitor their progress, and adjust their strategies as needed” (191).
Thank you for participating in the 2012 Reading Circle!