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Improving the environment for learning

academic leaders talk about what works

by Janet Gail Donald

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration.,
    • Learning.,
    • College teaching -- United States.,
    • Educational change -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-262) and index.

      StatementJanet Donald.
      SeriesThe Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2341 .D66 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 269 p. ;
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1004734M
      ISBN 100787908320
      LC Control Number96044482

      Improving the Learning Environment. In an effort to improve the learning environment and ensure appropriate treatment of medical students please complete this training. Goals and Objectives. Identify accreditation expectations and PLFSOM policies that address learning environment. Environment. Your personal work environment plays a large role in your ability to concentrate. The more comfortable and welcoming your environment is, the easier it will likely be for you to stay there and focus. Here are some ideas for improving your physical environment.

      In a highly-effective learning environment, learning doesn’t need to be radically repackaged to make sense in the ‘real world,’ but starts and ends there. As great as it sounds for learners to reflect on Shakespeare to better understand their Uncle Eddie—and they might—depending on that kind of radical transfer to happen entirely in Author: Terry Heick. Improving the learning environment: a study on the local preparation of visual instructional materials.

      Woolner, P. (in press) Collaborative re-design: working with school communities to understand and improve their learning environments In R. Ellis and ar (Eds) Spaces of Teaching and Author: Ulrike Stadler-Altmann. English language, lack of interest in learning English, over-crowded classes, lack of technological support, etc (Javid, Al-thubaiti, & Uthman, ). This research focused on creating a better learning environment by designing CLT-based activities and involving students in the learning process. Research QuestionsFile Size: KB.


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