Monthly Archives: Aug 2015

Edev_502 response wk3_3

I can accept the notion of threshold concepts (TC) as a catchall, shorthand for concepts that typically prove troublesome to a significant number of students during a typical learning curve. Many students hit a learning wall during their development. The … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk3_2

I always appreciate your excellent summaries of the week’s reading. When you wrote: The type of approach taken will also depend on the subject matter, as Meyer & Land (2006) argue that threshold concepts are perhaps more identifiable in the … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk3_1

Thanks for your questions. I thought about Meyer and Land’s interrelatedness containing the notion of derivation, reckoning intuitively, it must. However, their explanation does not clarify the matter; they don’t go beyond inter-relations. I surveyed a dozen articles that discuss … Continue reading

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Edev_502 wk3_1

The focus this week was on threshold concepts. They offer a refreshing view into the nature of the learning curve, but in my opinion, threshold concepts are less of a thing than a mis-construction of both educational content and concept … Continue reading

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