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Active Learning

Robert DiYanni, Anton Borst, Robert DiYanni, and Anton Borst

in The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter identifies, explains, and explores a number of strategies and techniques for active learning in the classroom. “Active learning” is a broad term for an approach to teaching that requires ... More


Responding to Resistance in Teaching about New Religious Movements

Eugene V. Gallagher

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Students frequently come to classes about new religious movements disinclined to take them seriously as legitimate religions. Borrowing from literature about race and diversity in the classroom and ... More


Experiential Learning

Robert DiYanni, Anton Borst, Robert DiYanni, and Anton Borst

in The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter takes a look at experiential learning. The central idea of “experiential learning,” as the term suggests, is the process of learning through experience. The “learning” part requires an ... More


Addressing Lawyer Competence, Ethics, and Professionalism

NIGEL DUNCAN and SUSAN L. KAY

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explains the limited ways in which legal ethics and professionalism are addressed in most traditional law programs and proposes more challenging goals for legal education, recognizing ... More


Active Learning

Masashi Sugiyama and Motoaki Kawanabe

in Machine Learning in Non-Stationary Environments: Introduction to Covariate Shift Adaptation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262017091
eISBN:
9780262301220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017091.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter examines the problem of active learning. The goal of active learning is to find the most “informative” training input points so that learning can be successfully achieved from only a ... More


Active Learning with Model Selection

Masashi Sugiyama and Motoaki Kawanabe

in Machine Learning in Non-Stationary Environments: Introduction to Covariate Shift Adaptation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262017091
eISBN:
9780262301220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017091.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter examines the problem of active learning with model selection. Model selection and active learning are two important challenges for successful learning. A natural desire is to perform ... More


Geometry of Covariate Shift with Applications to Active Learning

Kanamori Takafumi and Shimodaira Hidetoshi

in Dataset Shift in Machine Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170055
eISBN:
9780262255103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170055.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter examines learning algorithms under the covariate shift in which training and test data are drawn from different distributions. Using a naive estimator under the covariate shift, such as ... More


A Conditional Expectation Approach to Model Selection and Active Learning under Covariate Shift

Sugiyama Masashi, Rubens Neil, and Müller Klaus-Robert

in Dataset Shift in Machine Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170055
eISBN:
9780262255103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170055.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter, which addresses the problems of model selection and active learning in the conditional expectation framework, is organized as follows. Section 7.2 formulates a linear regression problem ... More


Unlearning to Learn

Stephen M. Kosslyn, Robin B. Goldberg, and Teri Cannon

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

We have learned many lessons in the course of implementing the Minerva curriculum and pedagogy. One of the most striking lessons is how important it is for both faculty and students to be open to ... More


Psychological Literacy: An Italian Perspective

Remo Job, Lorella Lotto, and Claudio Tonzar

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0044
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses some of the implications of the notion of psychological literacy for the design of curriculum for bachelor students of psychology in Italy. Specifically, the chapter identifies ... More


The Active Learning Forum

Jonathan Katzman, Matt Regan, and Ari Bader-Natal

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

When we set out to design the Active Learning Forum we had three aspirational goals in mind. First, we wanted every student to feel as though he or she is sitting next to the professor. Students are ... More


Applications of Active Learning

Masashi Sugiyama and Motoaki Kawanabe

in Machine Learning in Non-Stationary Environments: Introduction to Covariate Shift Adaptation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262017091
eISBN:
9780262301220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017091.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter describes real-world applications of active learning techniques: sampling policy design in reinforcement learning and wafer alignment in semiconductor exposure apparatus.


Principles and practice

Marjorie Mayo

in Community-based Learning and Social Movements: Popular Education in a Populist Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447343257
eISBN:
9781447343301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on varying approaches to the values, principles and practices of learning for active citizenship and social change. Government projects in UK have included active learning to ... More


Improving Management Policy

Susan G. Clark

in Ensuring Greater Yellowstone's Future: Choices for Leaders and Citizens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124224
eISBN:
9780300145038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124224.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains the options to improve management policy in greater Yellowstone by focusing on decision making, adopting active learning, and managing adaptively, all in the interest of ... More


Semi-supervised classification of texts using particle learning for probabilistic automata

ANA PAULA SALES, CHRISTOPHER CHALLIS, RYAN PRENGER, and DANIEL MERL

in Bayesian Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695607
eISBN:
9780191744167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695607.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter presents a novel online learning system for classification of email texts based on particle learning for composite mixture models involving probabilistic automata. The composite mixture ... More


Strategies for Effective Reading Onscreen

Naomi S. Baron

in How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen, and Audio

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190084097
eISBN:
9780190084127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084097.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

Chapter 6 draws upon what we learned in Chapters 4 and 5 to identify effective strategies for onscreen reading, with both single and multiple texts. The chapter begins by emphasizing the importance ... More


Bayes, Rationality, and Rashionality

Vsevolod Kapatsinski

in Changing Minds Changing Tools: From Learning Theory to Language Acquisition to Language Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037860
eISBN:
9780262346313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037860.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the main ideas of Bayesian approaches to learning, compared to associationist approaches. It reviews and discusses Bayesian criticisms of associationist learning theory. In ... More


Rethinking globalisation through convergence:: active learning for social movements

Jenneth Parker

in The challenge of sustainability: Linking politics, education and learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447306467
eISBN:
9781447311560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306467.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In Chapter Six, Jenneth Parker explores ways of facilitating effective collaboration between environmental and development organisations (as social movements) to meet the political challenges of ... More


Improving Leadership

Susan G. Clark

in Ensuring Greater Yellowstone's Future: Choices for Leaders and Citizens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124224
eISBN:
9780300145038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124224.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains the approaches for leaders to develop skills to narrow the gap between current management policy and stated goals. Many strategies are recommended to encourage out-of-the-box ... More


Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations

Jay Dorfman

in Theory and Practice of Technology-Based Music Instruction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199795581
eISBN:
9780197563175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199795581.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

Many authors have explored the ideas of philosophy and educational theory and how those ideas can serve as a foundation for teaching practices. Philosophy is a broad subject, and it is not the ... More


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