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example, learners’ interest level for a lesson and their prior experiences with
similar lessons can influence how they respond to a technique. Also, you need to
remember that the same technique can be designed to influence more than one
Techniques to Focus Learners’ Attention 26 At times, you have specific information or skills that you want your
students to learn. It may, however, not always be readily apparent to your students
what those are. A number of instructional techniques have been identified that can
help students know where to focus their attention.
Providing learning objectives. Providing your students with learning
objectives is one way to help them identify the important information in a lesson
or reading assignment. Consider this example.
• Sally Ord likes to begin her lessons by identifying the key points that
need to be learned form her lesson. “I say things like, ‘When we are
done, you should know the following things, or be able to do the
following.’” Generally, research i...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08