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Group Work vs. Collaborative Learning: Is There a Difference?

With a push toward student-centered learning environments, group activities are becoming an everyday part of the classroom. The goal is to create a more engaging structure, transforming the teacher from a lecturer into a guide as students work together to explore problems and learn. The collaboration of students creates engagement, commitment, and better learning outcomes. […]

May 9, 2018

Wednesday Wisdom:Learning Through Dual Coding (part 5 in education series)

This is part 5 in our 6 part education series and covers enhancing learning using dual coding. What is Dual Coding? The Dual Coding theory supports the notion that there are two pathways for encoding information to memory – one verbal and one visual.1-3  This theory addresses the impact of extraneous cognitive load on learners […]

April 19, 2017

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