From the book, Teaching from the back of the room:
[…] the following are the basic tenets of Accelerated Learning:
- Learning involves the body as well as the mind.
- Learning is fundamentally an act of creation, not consumption of information.
- Learning takes place on many levels at once in the humban brain, and is not a linear, one-thing-at-a-time brain activity.
- Collaboration increases learning; isolation and competition decresase it.
- Learning occurs through active doing, with time for reflection and feedback, not through passive listening.
- Positive emotions and mental imagery improve learning; the lack of both inhibits learning.
- Connection - what do we know about this?
- Concepts - introduce new information
- Concrete Practice - now apply new information, with previous knowledge and build new knowledge
- Conclusions - repeat, correct, clarify, summarize, …
And other material:
And on the subject of how to behave as instructor/teacher - Prof. John Biggs’ level 1, 2, 3 …