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Learning Journals

Author : Jennifer A. Moon
ISBN : 9780429828881
Genre : Education
File Size : 67. 43 MB
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Fully updated with important new theory and practical material, this second edition of Learning Journals offers guidance on keeping and using journals and gives step-by-step advice on integrating journal writing on taught courses, in training and professional development and in supporting personal development planning (PDP) activities. Key topics covered include: the nature of learning journals and how we learn from them the broad range of uses of learning journals, including portfolios and personal and professional development the depth and quality of reflection in learning journals the assessment of learning journals and reflective writing the use of narrative and story-telling techniques in journals. With useful exercises and activities that enhance learning journal work in a structured manner, Learning Journals is invaluable reading for teachers and students in higher education, for all professionals, particularly those working in the health services and business and training and for all those who want to learn more about keeping a fulfilling personal journal.

Learning Journals

Author : Jennifer A. Moon
ISBN : 0749430451
Genre : Education
File Size : 83. 64 MB
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Journal-writing is a common technique in education and training. This text offers guidance on keeping and using journals and gives step-by-step advice on integrating journal-writing on taught courses and in training and professional development.

Learning Journals In The K 8 Classroom

Author : Marcia S. Popp
ISBN : 9781136495489
Genre : Education
File Size : 26. 4 MB
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Learning Journals in the K-8 Classroom is the first comprehensive presentation of how to use academic journals effectively for elementary-level instruction. The text outlines the theoretical foundations for using learning journals and provides step-by-step suggestions for implementing them in every content area and at all levels of elementary instruction. Learning journals provide resources and support for reading aloud, independent reading, mini-lessons, cooperative study, individual research, workshops, and the portfolio system. The type of interactive writing students do in learning journals helps them explore complex ideas in the content areas, using their own strengths of analysis and response; the journals then become resources for future learning, group discussions, individual conferences, learning assessment, reports, and progress. Four introductory chapters show teachers how to create their own journals, introduce journals to students, integrate them with cooperative study, and use them for assessment. Additional chapters focus on the individual curriculum areas of literature, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. The text includes sample entries from student journals at all grade levels and in every content area, and appendices of annotated resources to support journaling and interviews with teachers who use journals in their classrooms.

Writing As A Learning Tool

Author : Päivi Tynjälä
ISBN : 9789401007405
Genre : Education
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This book is an outstanding account of the current state of using writing in service of learning. It presents psychological and educational foundations of writing across the curriculum movement and describes writing-to-learn practices implemented at different levels of education. It provides concrete applications and ideas about how to enhance student learning by means of writing. It is useful for educators, curriculum developers, psychologists, cognitive scientists, writing researchers, and teachers.

Learning Journals And Critical Incidents

Author : Tony Ghaye
ISBN : 185642331X
Genre : Experiental learning
File Size : 75. 10 MB
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Deals with the understanding of the importance of reflection and reflective practice within modern health care practice. This edition illustrates how reflective practice can fulfill a fundamental need for all health care professionals to make sense of their clinical experience. It shows how these sense-making processes are complex.

Enhancing The Quality Of Learning

Author : John R. Kirby
ISBN : 9781107375963
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 36. 45 MB
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High quality learning is extensive, well integrated, deep, and supports the use of knowledge in new situations that require adaptation of what has been learned previously. This book reviews current research on the nature of high quality learning and the factors that facilitate or inhibit it. The book addresses relationships between quality of learning and learners' dispositions, teaching methods, cognitive strategies, assessment and technologies that can support learning. The chapters provide theoretical analyses, reports of classroom research, and suggestions for practical application for both teachers and learners. The book will be of value to teachers at all levels of education and provides guidance for students about how to approach classroom tasks in order to develop high quality learning.

Professional Development For Language Teachers

Author : Jack C. Richards
ISBN : 9780521849111
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 68. 80 MB
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This much-needed text provides a coherent and strategic approach to teacher development Teacher Development for Language Teachers examines ten different approaches for facilitating professional development in language teaching: self-monitoring, support groups, journal writing, classroom observation, teaching portfolios, analysis of critical incidents, case analysis, peer coaching, team teaching, and action research. The introductory chapter provides a conceptual framework. All chapters contain practical examples and reflection questions to help readers apply the approach in their own teaching context.

Placing Students At The Heart Of Creative Learning

Author : Nick Owen
ISBN : 9781136733673
Genre : Education
File Size : 24. 60 MB
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Placing Students at the Heart of Creative Learning shows teachers of key stages 2 and 3 how to introduce creativity into what is often seen as a prescriptive and stifling curriculum, and addresses the tensions that can exist between the requirement to follow the curriculum and the desire to employ innovative pedagogies. It offers readers a range of practical and realistic ways that curriculum changing ideas can be applied to individual projects, classrooms and even entire schools. This book tracks the imaginative initiatives undertaken by six schools as they have worked to change their curriculum and teaching in order to put student experiences at the core of the learning process. Stating its observations and suggestions in a refreshingly straightforward and practicable manner, this book explores: Why a new creative curriculum is needed for the 21st century How to encourage teachers and pupils to ‘own’ the curriculum The role that pupil voice plays in a creative curriculum The environment needed to creatively manipulate the curriculum How to introduce innovation to teaching practice What actually works – considering the limits and possibilities of creative pedagogy Providing case studies and examples of the ways in which teachers have delivered the curriculum in a creative way, Placing Students at the Heart of Creative Learning is an invaluably beneficial guide for all those involved in engaging and teaching young people in key stages 2 and 3.

Third Update On Adult Learning Theory

Author : Sharan B. Merriam
ISBN : 111804553X
Genre : Education
File Size : 53. 51 MB
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This Third Update on Adult Learning Theory follows two earlier volumes on the same topic, the first published in 1993 and the second in 2001. Only one topic, transformative learning theory, can be found in all three updates, representing the continuing developments in research and alternative theoretical conceptions of TL. Thanks to a growing body of research and theory-building, three topics briefly touched on in 2001 are now separate chapters in this third update: spirituality and adult learning learning through the body narrative learning in adulthood Also new in this update is a chapter on non-Western perspectives on learning and knowing. New developments in two other areas are also explored: understanding the connection between the brain and learning, and how modern and postmodern ways of knowing are converging and are bring expressed in social movements. The concluding chapter identifies two trends in adult learning theory for the twenty-first century: attention to context, and to the holistic nature of learning in adulthood. This is 119th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education is an indispensable series that explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of adult and continuing education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.

Spanish Learning Journal

Author : Dream Journals
ISBN : 1795336641
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70. 96 MB
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Daily Spanish Language Learning Planner JournalKeeping a journal of your Spanish language learning journey is great, not only does it improve productivity, it is also extremely flexible in terms of personalizing it for your own needs. Personally, I'm never as efficient as when I'm using the journal system.This premium matte red and yellow Spanish Language Learning Planner includes: Size: 6"x9" 115 Pages, 2019 Calendar, Numbers, Days of the week and Months section for you to fill in in Spanish, New daily words planner to note down new worlds learned each day, New daily phrases planner to note down any new phrases learned each day, Notes sections on each page. This journal is to be used in conjunction with all of the other ways in which you are learning to speak a new language, such as in class, via YouTube, the internet and text books. Each new word and phrase that you learn you can simply write it down in this journal along with its English translation for you to remember. The great thing about writing things down is that it helps you to remember things better and you can always keep going back to it over and over again until it is imprinted in your head forever! The journal is compact and travel sized for you to be able to put it into your backpack or handbag and take it with you wherever you go.Remember, learning a new language is a great challenge but it doesn't have to be difficult, take it one day at a time, write down new words and phrases each day and eventually you will have learned a new language and you can begin learning another one! Great gift idea for a Spanish student.

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