Item description for Accelerated Learning: A User's Guide by et al Alistair Smith...
Renowned author and presenter Alistair Smith has joined forces with educators Mark Lovatt and Derek Wise to provide a stunningly useful guide that cuts to the core of learning. This book provides an easily accessible summary of what accelerated learning methods can offer and achieve. Organized into four chapters, this excellent volume gives the background to the accelerated learning approach, describes the use of the Accelerated Learning Cycle, gives advice on enhancing memory, summarizes good ideas to improve learning, and provides useful resources. Some of the learning principles in this book include--- * Meaningful learning involves risk; good teachers help learners negotiate risk. * Anxiety paralyzes performance; good teachers provide structured challenge. * Learning is about seeking and securing connections; good teachers take lots of opportunities to make connections. Accelerating Learning: A User's Guide combines the art of teaching with the science of learning and provides a tried-and-tested model with the theoretical underpinnings. You'll also have more than 200 ideas and activities that provide realistic solutions for teachers.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.87" Width: 8.43" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.84 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2005
Publisher Crown House Publishing
ISBN 1904424724 ISBN13 9781904424727
Reviews - What do customers think about Accelerated Learning: A User's Guide?
Good examples Feb 6, 2008
Easy to read with short and good examples about how to design with Accelerated Learning. Very usefull,organized and fast to be read with big letters and different chapters. It helped me a lot to understand Accelerated Learning.