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Unformatted text preview: Caen 101-101 May 29 th , 2007 Chapter 4 Notes Human Learning: a difference occurs within the learner. Epistemology: The philosophical term for the theory of knowledge. It attempts to understand how knowing occurs and to discover its ground, its limitations, its validity and t rustworthiness and its relation to t ruth (Hosinki, 1992, p.150) Declarative Knowledge: having specific information about something. Factual Knowledge: the basic elements students must know to be acquainted with a discipline or solve problems in it. Conceptual Knowledge: the interrelationships among the basic elements within a larger structure that enable them to find them to function together. Schemata: mental networks of related facts and concepts that influence the acquisition of new information. Most Declarative knowledge is in words. Procedural Knowledge: When you know how to do something. Productions: The process of knowing how. E.g. taking a road to a friends house, knowing how, detour, if you know how to get there, no problem, if not, it is like being lost. Procedural knowledge cannot exist without declarative knowledge which is having specific information about something....
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