Sunday, July 27, 2014

Reflective learning study

When we take the time to think about what we've learned, we learn much more effectively, according to a new report. Researchers found that reflecting directly after a lesson increases individuals' performance the next time they return to the material. While most research on learning focuses on doing, the authors say, this is the first study to test the effects of reflecting on learning.
Stefano, G., et al.  (2014). Learning by thinking: How reflection aids performance. Social Science Research Network.

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