Chapter 4 - Chapter4:Learning,Knowledge;andIntellectual...

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Chapter 4: Learning, Knowledge; and Intellectual  Performance 01:34 Definitions of human and academic learning Human learning:  means a difference occurs within the learner Epistemology:  the term for the theory of knowledge Academic knowledge:  the set of knowledge and skills that our society  expects as a result of school experiences Types of knowledge Divided into three different types: declarative, procedural, and metacognitive o Declarative:  possessing specific information about something. Factual:  the basic elements of students must know to solve a problem. Conceptual:  the interrelationships among the basic elements within a larger structure  that enable them to function together Propositions:  one thought or one idea. Schemata: mental networks of  related facts and concepts that influence the acquisition of new  information o Procedural:  when we know how to do something.  Understanding and 
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course SPMT SPMT 217 taught by Professor Tibedeax during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M.

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Chapter 4 - Chapter4:Learning,Knowledge;andIntellectual...

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