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Learning

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How People Learn

John D. Bransford, Ann L. Brown, and Rodney R. Cocking, editors (1999) How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and SchoolCommittee on Developments in the Science of Learning, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS, Washington, D.C., 1999.

Zull, James, The Art Of Changing The Brain: Enriching The Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning, Stylus Publishing, Virginia, 2002.

Kolb, David Experiential Learning at infed.org (a good starting point)

Learning theories: http://www.learning-theories.com

 

Learning Styles

Wageeh Boles et al's ALTC Fellowship site: Bridging the gap between learning and teaching engineering: http://www.altcexchange.edu.au/group/bridging-gap-between-learning-and-teaching-engineering

Felder R, http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Learning_Styles.html includes access to the Index of learning styles

Honey, P and Mumford, A (1985 ) Using your learning styles. Honey, Maidenhead http://www.demon.co.uk/mindtool/mnemlsty.html

Mills, J., Ayre, M., Hands, D. and Carden, P., 2005 “Learning about learning styles: Can this improve engineering education?” MountainRise, on-line at http://facctr.wcu.edu/mountainrise/archive/vol2no1/html/learning_about_learning.html

McCarthy, Bernice: 4MAT - http://www.aboutlearning.com 

 

Adult Learning Theory

Felder, RM and Brent, R (2004) The intellectual development of science and engineering students.  Part 1: Teaching to promote growth.  Journal of Engineering Education, October 2004, 269-277.

Felder, RM and Brent, R (2004) The intellectual development of science and engineering students.  Part 1: Models and challenges.  Journal of Engineering Education, October 2004, 279-291.

Felder, RM and Brent, R (2005) Understanding student differences.  Journal of Engineering Education, 94(1), 57-72.

Smith, KA, Sheppard, SD, Johnson, DW and Johnson, RT (2005) Pedagogies of engagement: Classroom-based practices.  Journal of Engineering Education, 94(1), 87-101. 

 

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