Recognition of Problems in Learning.

Dr. Dave Woodcock

Department of Chemistry at Okanagan University College

The following is a series of slides used in a seminar on this topic to high school teachers, June, 1993.
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The problem in summary:

Students do too little thinking and too much rote learning. This is not the intelligent way of doing things.

Symptoms of a problem:

Putting the responsibility for the problem on others and on other things (where we can do nothing about it!) :

Putting some of the responsibility where changes can be made:

On Ourselves as Teachers:

Energy barriers against doing anything:

Possible Actions: