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A Gardner

For More Students, Working on Wikis Is Part of Making the Grade - - 8 views

  • students’ learning improved when they embarked on wiki projects
Ann Steckel

Font Size May Not Aid Learning, but Its Style Can, Researchers Find - - 0 views

  • “Studying something in the presence of an answer, whether it’s conscious or not, influences how you interpret the question,
  • participants studying a difficult chapter on the industrial uses of microbes remembered more when they were given a poor outline — which they had to rework to match the material
  • raw effort, he and other researchers said. Concentrating harder. Making outlines from scratch. Working through problem sets without glancing at the answers. And studying with classmates who test one another.
    We know this- working with the material, incorporating it with that we already know takes time- time on task - if a weirder font makes us think about the material more, we'll remember more
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