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Seminar - Teaching to How the Mind Works (part 2 of 5 in a series)

Seminar - Teaching to How the Mind Works (part 2 of 5 in a series)

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 or Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Time: Noon – 1:30 pm Eastern We may wonder why many students ignore "clear" instructor feedback and promptly forget what they read and hear. But how can teaching have a deep, lasting impact if it isn't geared to how the mind learns? This session reviews the leading psychological theories and research on learning and cognition, and their application to our day-to-day teaching. Specifically, participants will explore and examine factors that affect students' focus, the impact of emotional intensity, the effectiveness of various types and patterns of repetition, and the critical importance of structuring material. You will be able to apply this knowledge to enhance your students' attention, depth of learning, retention, and... Show More


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