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How Learning Happens: Direct Instruction By Nidhi Sachdeva The final video in this series looks at the importance of direct instruction in learning and teaching. You will learn 10 golden […]

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Blog 199

Pedagogy that Aids Transition: A Roundtable Conversation With Alexis Blair-Hamilton, Yasaman Delaviz, and Lynda van Dreumel; Hosted by Brian Nairn This blog post focuses on pedagogy that aids transition from […]

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Blog 198

How Learning Happens: Role of Prior Knowledge By Nidhi Sachdeva This microlearning video focusses on the role of prior knowledge. David Ausubel wrote, "The most important single factor influencing learning is […]

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Blog 197

Reflecting on Your Practice By The Teaching Commons As we accelerate through another semester, it is all too easy to get caught in the weekly routine that comes with teaching. […]

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Blog 196

How Learning Happens: Dual Coding Theory By Nidhi Sachdeva A picture speaks a thousand words. Have you ever wondered why we enjoy well narrated videos more than just long plain […]

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Blog 195

How Learning Happens: Depth of Processing Information By Nidhi Sachdeva Last week I introduced a new video series called "How Learning Happens" based on a recent book from 2020 called […]

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Blog 194

How Learning Happens: Cognitive Load and Problem Solving By Nidhi Sachdeva Much too often educational research based in cognitive learning theories remains in academic journals and as a result the […]

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Blog 193

Teaching in Focus Conference – Celebrating 10-ish Years By Brian Nairn As Spring approaches (yes, I went there) that can only mean one thing for the York community…the return of […]

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Blog 192

Building Flexibility with Face-to-Face Teaching By Brian Nairn As we slowly yet surely increase our on-campus teaching presence, this latest wave of the pandemic has only reinforced what we have […]

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Blog 191

Getting Ready for In-Person Teaching and Learning By Drs. Ameera Ali, Natalie Neill, and Robin Sutherland-Harris On December 21st, the Teaching Commons together with the LA&PS Committee for Teaching, Learning, […]