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23-Aug Information Processing, Behaviorism, and Piaget Bransford et al., Chapter 1 - Learning: From Speculation to Science (pp. 1-16)
Eagleman, D. (2007). 10 Unsolved Mysteries of the Brain. Discover Magazine.
30-Aug Vygotsky, Social Constructivism Brown, J. S., Collins, A., & Duguid, P. (1989). Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning. Educational Researcher, 18(1), 32-42.
Jonassen, D.H. (1991). Objectivism versus constructivism: Do we need a new philosophical paradigm? Educational Technology Research and Development, 47(1), 61-79.
6-Sep Labor Day
13-Sep Motivation Bransford et al., Chapter 3 - Learning and Transfer (pp. 39-66)
Ames, C. (1992). Classrooms: Goals, structures, and student motivation. Journal of Educational Psychology, 84, 261-271.
20-Sep Situated Cognition, Cognitive Apprenticeships Bransford et al., Chapter 2 - How Experts Differ from Novices (pp. 17-38)
Collins, A. (2006). Cognitive apprenticeship. In R. K. Sawyer (Eds.) The Cambridge handbook of the learning sciences (pp. 47-60). New York: Cambridge University Press.
27-Sep Scaffolding, Modeling, Articulation and Reflection Bransford et al., Chapter 4 - How Children Learn (pp. 67-101)
Palincsar, A. S., & Brown, A. L. (1984). Reciprocal teaching of comprehension-fostering and comprehension-monitoring activities. Cognition and Instruction, 2, 117-175.
4-Oct Problem-based Instruction Hmelo-Silver, C. E. (2004). Problem-based learning: What and how do students learn? Educational Psychologist Review, 16(3), 235-266.
Bransford et al., Chapter 7 - Effective Teaching: Examples in History, Mathematics, and Science (pp. 143-177)
11-Oct Constructionism, Learning by Design, Project-based Education Bransford et al., Chapter 6 - The Design of Learning Environments (pp. 117-142)
Papert, S. (1991). Situating constructionism. In I. Harel & S. Papert (Eds.), Constructionism (pp. 1-14). Hillsdale. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
18-Oct Cooperative Learning Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, R. T. (2004). Cooperation and the use of technology (pp. 785-811). In D. Jonassen (Eds.), Handbook of research on educational communications and technology (2nd ed). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
29-Nov Connectivism Bransford et al., Chapter 10 - Conclusions and Recommendations for Research (pp. 219-240) ????
Stop Paying Attention - Mind & Brain/Discover Magazine Article (brief)