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Metacognition and Empiricism

Learning strategies have been neglected in teaching, according to Bonner. This statement is a point that still stands out after reading this article a week ago.  Outlining what is read is a learning strategy.  Schemata or “how knowledge is represented...

Social Science and Learning Defined

In the introduction Bernstein discusses the purpose of the book - to argue that the study of society - or social science - is in fact a science worthy of its name, just as natural science is a true science....

Learning and Media

Three positions on learning are behavioral, cognitive, and constructivist.  The Etmer article discusses the need to bridge basic learning research and educational practice.  The approach a designer chooses can vary and the importance of understanding the different approach or position...

Storytelling and Comprehending

Narrative discourse has always been important for philosophy.  Story telling is something every philosopher uses, in some form,  for rationalization.  The Bernstein reading aims to discover the response to a confusing or disturbing situation.  Reason is mentioned as associated to...

Practice more…

This week I am struggling with pinning down directions and communications within the online classroom.  I find many questions answered, but in several areas.  I find instructions on the syllabus (paper version) and in the online classroom.  I jump back...

Thinking must be practiced

“We need to make a break with the past; we need to forget in order to get on with the serious endeavor of philosophizing.”I have not taken a “formal” philosophy course.  I have been exposed to philosophy, and the Bernstein...