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Academics in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Australia, were concerned that some students showed lower than expected levels of digital skills, which impacted their academic performance. In this study, a digital skill intervention for first year students was used to pilot the Digital Skill Development (DSD) framework. The DSD framewor...
This chapter describes three of the pedagogical frameworks that comprise the Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching (Willison, J. (2017). The Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching (MELT); Willison, J. (2020). The models of engaged learning and teaching: Connecting sophisticated thinking from early childhood to PhD. Springer). Monash University L...
Laboratory practicals engage students in complex thinking to build their scientific knowledge and understanding. Surprisingly few studies connect the development of students’ cognitive and metacognitive skills for learning in the laboratory practical with foundational skills for researching. Librarians strive to establish teaching partnerships with...
Laboratory practicals engage students in complex thinking skills and processes to build knowledge and understanding of the nature of science. The emphasis on skill development in practical curricula is generally concerned with students’ attaining proficiency with a range of manipulative, precision and technical skills. Surprisingly few studies draw...