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Posted by on Monday, December 29, 2014 in Library, News.

imageWhy Don’t Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

by Daniel T. Willingham

Faculty will learn the importance of story, emotion, memory, context and routine in building knowledge and creating lasting learning experiences in this book by Daniel Willingham. This books helps to bridge the gap between cognitive research findings and practice through easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom. The author focuses nine fundamental principles of learning that do not change as circumstances change, and the surprising implications they have for teaching.

Available in the Center for Teaching library.

 

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