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Article Review: Conceptual Change via Vicarious Learning in Physics

 The study, Conceptual Change Through Learning In An Authentic Physics Setting by Derek Muller and his peers at the University of Sydney looked into the effectiveness of students learning “vicariously,” or through other students. The study separated an introductory quantum … Continue reading

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Article Review: “Improved Learning in a Large-Entrollment Physics Class”

The article, “Improved Learning In A Large-Enrollment Physic Class” (Louis Deslauriers, 2011) discusses the effect the “deliberate practice” style of teaching has on a post-secondary, introductory, physics class. The study compared the results from replacing a traditional lecture with “deliberate … Continue reading

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Paths Of Discovery Effecting Learning

In my philosophy of education I stated how I believe that people assimilate new information through a series of discoveries. This comes from my observations in school that labs and assisted projects seem a much more meaningful component of my … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Technology in Education

I believe the purpose of education is to enrich life by fostering passions and preparing individuals for their career. Public education is both a service by the government for the people and a necessity for a stable economy. I believe … Continue reading

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