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Receiver Of Memories In The Giver By Lois Lowry

only because that is what the rules told him to do. The loneliness causes Jonas to see his community differently and he begins to see the problems in the “perfect” community. I think that the loneliness he feels is because he now has gained more knowledge and knows true pain and love which no one else will ever know about. There are positive things about Jonas’s assignment, but no one but the Giver and Jonas can understand. For one, Jonas has the opportunity to see what the real world would look...

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Understanding Eskimo Science

about Eskimo survival coming about through the understanding of one's environment. Nelson's best argument is the simple fact that these people have managed to survive in one the, if not the, harshest environment on the planet. There knowledge is useful, tested and true to the groups as this truly unique understanding of there world has permitted them to thrive well in these parts. Although the vegetation is rather scarce the Eskimo's made due with a diet based mostly on hunting...

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Cognitive Style and Learning Style

(or ‘field') (Krause et al) Looks at individual items within the scene, greater attention to detail and uses lots of bits of information to make up the meaning. Deep level of learning – Information is retained long term. Relates new knowledge to previous knowledge, other courses, and real life, etc. Deep learners are intrinsically motivated to learn. Surface level learning – Information is not as well retained, easily forgotten. Information memorised for assessment, principles not distinguished...

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leadership styles

from people who have certain degree of knowledge or expertise, they will feel comfortable and positive regarding their leader, and will be able to perform successfully even when the leader is not present. On the contrary, my leadership style might fail when group members lack knowledge on certain topics related to the goals we are seeking in a determined exercise or project. There are some cases in which an experienced leader needs to impart knowledge to its team members and make decisions based...

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Computers Are Extremely Important in the Modern World

of the teachers? role but not their disappearance from the classroom. Nobody can argue that the acquisition of knowledge is more fun and easier with computers. The mere activity of touching and exploring this device constitutes an enjoyable task for a kid. This, accompanied with the relaxing attitude and software interactivity, usually conduce to a better grasping of new knowledge. At a higher educational level; the availability of digital books, simulator and other academic materials, provide...

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Related Learning Experience

hands-on is effective? Experiential Learning (C. Rogers) Overview: Rogers distinguished two types of learning: cognitive (meaningless) and experiential (significant). The former corresponds to academic knowledge such as learning vocabulary or multiplication tables and the latter refers to applied knowledge such as learning about engines in order to repair a car. The key to the distinction is that experiential learning addresses the needs and wants of the learner. Rogers lists these qualities of experiential...

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perceive statistics or data from what/who you are interpreting. Kinesthetic is hands on learning, sink or swim. Ironically that was the way I Learned to swim. Reading/ writing is the action of intake of data and comprehension, then output the knowledge in ways to make yourself not forget answers or details about the certain person, article, or diagram. Reading/ writing is usefully to those like me who know how to use it, and have been for years. I would take my notes from lectures (which were...

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Principles of Learning

experiential learning composed on by ‘four adaptive learning modes’ which are : * Reflective observation * Abstract conceptualization * Concrete experience * Active experimentation As per Kolb learning is defined as “the process whereby knowledge is created through transformation of experience”. This implies that the educators should use the learner’s personal beliefs and theories in a learning situation so that new and better ideas are generated among the learners. This also leads to development...

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Module for Training Head Teachers

Tailor-made applications to enhance communication, dissemination and storage of data. B. Changing Roles of Teacher and the Learner Traditionally, the role of a classroom teacher in the teaching and learning process has been the transmitter of knowledge and skills while that of the learner has been that of the passive recipient. Technology has contributed to change of pedagogy from teacher-centred to learner-centred approaches. As a teacher, what teaching approaches do you use, teacher centered...

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The Development of Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive psychology also focuses on information processing and the method of how people store, manipulate and use information (Barsalou, 2005). With an emphasis on thought processes, cognitive psychology also explores and discusses thinking and knowledge acquisition as conceptual terms. Well known contributors to the fields, such as Jean Piaget, are especially concerned with the development of cognition and formed stage theories to explain and describe the process of cognitive development (Hunt...

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