Difference between revisions of "Focusing"

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Instruction that focuses the learner's attention on valid cues leads to more robust learning than unfocused instruction or instruction that focuses on less valid cues.
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Instruction that focuses the learner's attention on valid cues or [[features]] should lead to more robust learning than unfocused instruction or instruction that focuses on less valid cues or [[features]].
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Focusing instruction may help students to learn [[knowledge components]] with higher [[feature validity]].
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Focusing may also result in students spending more time during a [[learning events|learning event]] on a particular [[knowledge component]] and thus increase its [[strength]].
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[[Category:Refinement and Fluency]]
 
[[Category:Refinement and Fluency]]

Revision as of 14:13, 29 March 2007

Instruction that focuses the learner's attention on valid cues or features should lead to more robust learning than unfocused instruction or instruction that focuses on less valid cues or features.

Focusing instruction may help students to learn knowledge components with higher feature validity.

Focusing may also result in students spending more time during a learning event on a particular knowledge component and thus increase its strength.