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Achieving Efficient Learning: Why Understanding Theory of Mind Is Essential for Deaf Children … and Their Teachers

Cyril Courtin, Anne-Marie Melot, and Denis Corroyer

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Theory of Mind (ToM), originally defined as the ability to consider the human mind as a generator of representations, is a cornerstone in social interactions because it corresponds to developing an ... More


Educational double-think

Michael C. Corballis

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0063
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

The idea that people are either verbal or visual thinkers is current not only in popular mythology, but also in the educational concept of ‘learning styles’. Teaching methods, it is claimed, should ... More


Education in the acute hospital

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the importance of education to the success of a palliative care team in an acute hospital. Education is a core activity of any palliative care service; however, there are often ... More


Strategies for Memorizing Music

AARON WILLIAMON

in Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reviews a range of memorization strategies that are available to musicians. The chapter is in three main sections. It begins by setting out basic principles of human memory, including a ... More


The Structure of Learning in Organizations

D. Christopher Kayes

in Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199791057
eISBN:
9780190245351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791057.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Any consideration of learning in organizations requires a description of how individual learning translates into organizational practices. This chapter builds a template that outlines approaches to ... More


The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

Caryl Rivers and Rosalind Barnett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151634
eISBN:
9780231525305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151634.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book tackles a new, troubling trend in the theorizing of gender: that the learning styles, brain development, motivation, cognitive and spatial abilities, and “natural” inclinations of girls and ... More


The Ideal Classroom

Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett

in The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151634
eISBN:
9780231525305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151634.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter talks about a new vision of the ideal classroom: one for girls and one for boys. The girls' classroom is occupied by quiet, focused girls who are comfortably seated. The teacher speaks ... More


Child as musical apprentice

Frank Abrahams and Daniel Abrahams

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines three models of apprenticeship. It explains the similarities between each model and how each connects to a different psychological theory. Traditional apprenticeship is a model ... More


Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Tammy Berberi, Elizabeth C. Hamilton, and Ian Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Today's foreign language teachers are increasingly expected to be skilled in addressing multiple intelligences and differing learning styles, yet no reliable resources exist that consolidate the best ... More


Theories, Philosophies, and Perspectives Underpinning Auditory [Re]Habilitation for Adolescents

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents general teaching and learning theories fundamental to auditory (re)habilitation practices. The heuristic approach, top-down versus bottom-up processing, passive versus active ... More


Learning to Think

Laura Otis

in Rethinking Thought: Inside the Minds of Creative Scientists and Artists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190213466
eISBN:
9780190271701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213466.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Individual ways of thinking can be developed and changed with time. The introspections of literary scholar Mark Bauerlein, entomologist and cartoonist Jay Hosler, lawyer and novelist Diana Richmond, ... More


Accessing Rhythmic Sequences at Multiple Learning Levels for All Students

Roberta Y. Hickox

in Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190201616
eISBN:
9780190201654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201616.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines strategies for winding back and winding forward rhythm pattern instruction including rhythm syllables and a reading/writing rhythmic sequence to aid in individualization of ... More


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