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Make it stick : the science of successful learning

Author: Peter C Brown; Henry L Roediger; Mark A McDaniel
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To most of us, learning something ' the hard way' implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter C Brown; Henry L Roediger; Mark A McDaniel
ISBN: 9780674729018 0674729013
OCLC Number: 859168651
Description: xi, 313 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Learning is misunderstood --
To learn, retrieve --
Mix up your practice --
Embrace difficulties --
Avoid illusions of knowing --
Get beyond learning styles --
Increase your abilities --
Make it stick.
Responsibility: Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel.

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Aimed primarily at students, parents, and teachers, Make It Stick" also offers practical advice for learners of all ages, at all stages of life With its credible challenge to conventional wisdom, Read more...

 
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