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Make it stick : the science of successful learning

Author: Peter C Brown
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"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 for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter C Brown
ISBN: 9780674729018 0674729013
OCLC Number: 859168651
Awards: Commended for PROSE (Education Theory) 2015
Description: xi, 313 pages ; 21 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, Mark A. McDaniel.


Drawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be  Read more...
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