GUEST POST: Developing Expertise In Our Students Through Optimal Learning [VIDEO]

GUEST POST: Developing Expertise In Our Students Through Optimal Learning [VIDEO]

By: Asher Levin

Asher Levin (@MrALevin) is the Director of Inclusion and Teacher of Computer Science at The Nottingham Emmanuel School.

In this recorded lecture, Asher takes us through some key concepts from cognitive psychology and how they apply directly to education. Below Asher has broken down the lecture into segments, so that you can skip right to the topic(s) you’re most interested in! Asher has also provided links to relevant articles or blog posts, where you can read more about each topic.

Knowledge Acquisition

08:00 Cognitive Overload Theory 

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12:24 Talk Like TED  

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Knowledge Retention

15:17 Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve and the New Theory of Disuse

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18:22 Spacing Effect

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19:00 Testing Effect

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Developing Understanding

22:34 Benner's Stages of Clinical Competence

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Developing Transfer

26:49 Interleaving

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31:13 Variation

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34:39 Concrete to Abstract Thinking

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