Recently, I have been exposed to a number of books and articles for my master’s program, and have been intrigued by the notion of the science behind learning, and how we can help learners and our students succeed. 635 more words
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In my last post, I identified four factors that have a bearing on the ability of a reader to comprehend a text: 1) background knowledge, 2) vocabulary, 3) knowledge of text/discourse structure, and 4) strategic know-how fostered through interactions with and around texts. 1,535 more words
This is the second in a three-part series.
Researchers awarded telescope time based on the scientific merit of their Phase I proposal must submit a Phase II proposal that specifies the many details necessary for implementing and scheduling of the observations. 456 more words