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Memorization Strategies

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Meaning Making Strategies 


Constructing Meaningful Artifacts Strategies

Three-step reflective framework for electronic portfolios

This is part of my Doctorate in Education thesis research.

Hegarty three-step reflective framework 2005 - some rights reserved

The idea is to encourage reflective writing using a template so that users step through three steps of reflection - 1. Take notice and describe the experience - what you know, think feel, need, decisions; 2. analyse the experience - why the actions and decisions, reactions, 3. Take action - what learned and how will you use it - goals.

This framework is used with a template with prompts to create evidence for electronic portfolios.

Introduction to active/cooperative learning:
Sage's journal: Active Learning in Higher Education

Jon Mueller's Authentic Assessment Toolbox

Tips for Teaching from UC-Berkeley (see esp. section 5)

Add Active Learning to Large Classes

Craig Nelson's paper on need for changing teaching paradigms given increasing diversity of students:

Anything from Richard Felder of North Carolina State, particularly related to the sciences. For example:

Confessions of an E-Learner

Creativity ideas Help does anyone know why some links add a ? and refuse to be active????

Silence and Voice Blog