Helping Students to Become Deep Learners

Knowledge Building Worksheet
Many students admit that they learn by simply memorizing facts and that they hardly had higher level thinking. By raising an awareness of the need of relating facts for them to be useful, the Knowledge Building worksheet helps students upgrade the quality of their knowledge from recall of facts to higher level of thinking.
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Question Asking Guide
The Question-Asking Guide is a tool designed to empower students with the ability to evaluate and improve their questions in mind, hence become independent thinkers. It involves a re-iterative process of generating questions on a topic, evaluating, and rewriting them until satisfaction is reached.
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O Diagram
O Diagram enriches an investigation experience by biasing students towards an inquisitive mindset instead of carrying out procedures blindly. It contributes to students!| development of learning to learn abilities as it closes the gap between theory and practice.
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Two-Person Procedure
When students are given prescribed procedures for performing a task, they can follow the steps blindly with very little awareness of the reasons and theories behind each step. As a result they complete the task without learning much from it. The Two-Person Procedures is designed to awaken this awareness and to enhance the ability to relate theory and practice. It is ideal for practical work where the procedures are not definite.
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For the Success of Your Study
Good learning is our ultimate goal of helping you to learn. There are two parts in the handbook. Part I introduces to you important concepts of good learning and Part II shows you examples of good answers. Since all the concepts in Part I are interrelated, you are expected to through go them chapter by chapter. (Read more)
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