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2011

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Effective Learning Strategies In The History Of Dress, Sara Marcketti Aug 2011

Effective Learning Strategies In The History Of Dress, Sara Marcketti

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

MANY UNDERGRADUATES have trepidation about survey of history courses.1 Student fears and occasional complaints may be based on the traditional methods of teaching survey courses, specifically the exclusive use of lectures, multiple-choice exams, and term papers for instruction and assessment.2 These instructor-centered approaches are convenient and use class time efficiently, but they do not actively engage students in the discovery of knowledge; prerequisites for meaningful learning environments.3


Multimedia In The University Textiles And Clothing Classes, Mansi Batra, Sara Marcketti, Ashley Ratute Jan 2011

Multimedia In The University Textiles And Clothing Classes, Mansi Batra, Sara Marcketti, Ashley Ratute

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

Teaching has always been a multimedia enterprise; what has changed dramatically is the technology available for delivering course information. The use of technology for today's "digital native" students is an assumed rather than a novel activity. From a pedagogical perspective, technology is a powerful tool for customizing instruction to the needs of individual students. Multimedia provides for an integrated multi-sensory interactive presentation. Studies have indicated that computer-based technology can improve student learning and retention and enhance engagement with course content. Furthermore, multimedia may help people learn more easily because it responds to diverse learning preferences. The purpose of this ...