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How does prior knowledge affect student learning?

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Open only to: Faculty and Teaching Academic Staff

Date: Friday, February 08, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Golda Meir Library, Roosevelt Room (W301)

Have you considered how the knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes students have gained from other courses and life influence how they learn in your course? Explore how we can we use prior knowledge as a foundation for building new knowledge. This workshop assumes advance reading of Chapter 1 of How Learning Works (2010).

** Participants who commit by January 15 to attending four sessions and applying concepts from four of the chapters will receive a free copy of the book by February 1st. Notify Cheryl Jones, jones446@uwm.edu; CIPD Program Associate, of your commitment and she will order your copy.

For more information or to request special accommodations, contact: Connie Schroeder, 229-5764 .

 


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