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Edev_502 response wk3_4

I couldn’t agree more when you argue for the necessity of “creating educational structures” beyond teacher presentation. And those structures must necessarily recognise the ecology of learning as, “the contextual realities need to be taken in to consideration when researching … Continue reading

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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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