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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. http://bronwynhegarty.blogspot.com/

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:
http://www.foundationcoalition.org/home/keycomponents/collaborative_learning.html
Sage's journal: Active Learning in Higher Education
http://alh.sagepub.com/

Jon Mueller's Authentic Assessment Toolbox
http://jonathan.mueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/toolbox/

Tips for Teaching from UC-Berkeley (see esp. section 5)
http://teaching.berkeley.edu/teaching.html

Add Active Learning to Large Classes
http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/taresources/large.html

Craig Nelson
Paper on the need for changing teaching paradigms given the  \increasing diversity of students:
http://tinyurl.com/2tvdjx
http://mypage.iu.edu/~nelson1/96_StudentDiversity.pdf


Anything from Richard Felder of North Carolina State, particularly related to the sciences. For example:
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Papers/Largeclasses.htm
http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Columns/FAQs-2.html

Confessions of an E-Learner http://e-learningconfessions.blogspot.com/

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

http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/c/creativity.html

http://www.coe.uga.edu/torrance/resources.html

Silence and Voice Blog http://silenceandvoice.com/archives/2007/09/12/pouring-in-learning/