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Student motivation

A student’s level of motivation can be a deciding factor in the progress they make. The M.U.S.I.C model created by Jones (2009), described by Martin in the video, explores five …

Strategies for effective learning

As we looked at in the article on Cognitive Load, something is learned when it is transferred from short-term to long-term memory and either linked to our existing schema or …

Rosenshine’s principles of instruction

Barak Rosenhine (1930 – 2017) was a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois. Along with Robert Stevens, he explored teacher instruction, and identified the …

Cognitive load theory

Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) was developed by John Sweller in the 1980s. However, in order to understand CLT, we must first understand how a person learns. Information from our senses …

Study with the team who developed this MOOC

Beginning each January, the part-time MA Educational Practice and Research at the University of East Anglia is aimed at school teachers, further education lecturers and all other educational practitioners currently …