How to fail part1!. Or, hopefully, not!. Lynda Thomas ltt:aber.ac.uk. Why Now?. You have found your rooms and lectures You have been here long enough to have some idea of ‘University Learning’ as opposed to ‘School Learning’. We want to warn you of some things that you might not know.
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How to fail part1!
Or, hopefully, not!
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about learning computing
on your own!
Learning On Your Own
Learning with confidence
C. S. Dweck. Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality and Development. Taylor & Francis, 1999
Students carry two types of views on ability/intelligence:
True Confession Time: I used to be a fixed mindset person
Graphic by Nigel Holmes – Stanford alumni association
Learning your way
Felder Learning Style
(we’ll do a short version in the lecture)
When I am learning something new, it helps me to(a) talk about it.(b) think about it.
I find it easier(a) to learn facts.(b) to learn concepts.
In a book with lots of pictures and charts, I am likely to(a) look over the pictures and charts carefully.(b) focus on the written text.
I learn(a) at a fairly regular pace. If I study hard, I'll "get it."(b) in fits and starts. I'll be totally confused and then suddenly it all "clicks."
Felder believes that undergraduate education should always be inductive
The kind at which most of your lecturers have been successful
active, sensing, visual, global
Enough of all this theory ….
But what does it suggest?