Information_Processing_Theory

Information_Processing_Theory - Information Processing...

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    Information Processing Theory Essential Question: Using principles of cognitive theory, how can we promote students’ abilities to process, retain, & apply information and learning strategies Objectives: Teacher candidates will be able to Articulate key elements of information processing theory Apply concepts of cognitive theory to promote mastery of content-knowledge and use of learning strategies among students
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    Information Processing Theory Initially viewed learning as similar to computer operations (i.e. storage, retrieval) Now much more constructivist Key ideas: Input from environment received through senses (sensation) and stimuli is interpreted (perception) Sensory register working memory long term memory Attention & organization into schemes critical
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        Sally first let loose a team of gophers. The plan backfired when a dog chased them away. She then threw a party but the guests failed to bring their motorcycles. Furthermore, her stereo system was not loud enough. Sally spent the
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course EDSC 173 at San Jose State University .

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