Make It Stick : The Science of Successful Learning

Description

To most of us, learning something 'the hard way' implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Many common study habits and practice routines turn out to be counterproductive. Underlining and highlighting, rereading, cramming, and single-minded repetition of new skills create the illusion of mastery, but gains fade quickly. More complex and learning come from self-testing, introducing certain difficulties in practice, waiting to re-study new material until a little forgetting has set in, and interleaving the practice of one skill or topic with another. Speaking most urgently to students, teachers, trainers, and atheletes, Make It Stick will appeal to all those interested in the challenge of lifelong learning and self-improvement.

Details

Author(s)
Qarie Marshall, Henry L Roediger, Peter C Brown, Dr Mark A McDaniel
Format
CD-Audio
Dimensions
124.46 x 142.24 x 10.16mm | 20g
Publication date
22 Jul 2014
Publisher
Dreamscape Media
Language
English
Edition
Unabridged
Edition statement
Unabridged
ISBN10
162923978X
ISBN13
9781629239781
Bestsellers rank
279,271

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