learning environment

learning environment

the sum of the internal and external circumstances and influences surrounding and affecting a person's learning.
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Two programs aim to enhance the quality of learning spaces and increase the number of children attending preschools: The Quality Learning Environment program(external link) will provide $10 million to enhance a preschools physical learning environment.
Objective: To assess the association between the learning environment and academic performance at medical colleges.
The ACGME will issue a request for proposals (RFP) in February 2016 as part of the funding award process of its Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program.
The topics include teacher perceptions of the practicality and effectiveness of immersive ecological simulation, students as designers of virtual world learning environments, using massively multiplayer role playing games to support second-language learning: a case study of the student journey, the trajectory of an institutional personal learning environment in higher education based on an electronic portfolios system, and revisiting the effects and affordances of virtual manipulatives for mathematics learning.
This study examined the perception of secondary school students on the condition of their classroom physical learning environment and its impact on their learning and motivation.
However, when it comes to designing a student-centered learning environment in real life, the traditional approaches are adopted.
Among the topics are developing an English classroom environment inventory and its application in China, the effects of psychosocial learning environment on students' attitudes towards mathematics, developing generic capabilities in teaching and learning environments at the associate degree level, linking teaching and learning environment variables to higher order thinking skills, and investigating factorial invariance of teacher climate factors across school organization levels.
Fronter has been selected as Northgate's preferred Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) supplier, allowing Northgate to offer Fronter's VLE to primary and secondary school customers in the UK.
Studies have shown that interaction in the online learning environment may lead to positive educational outcomes, greater retention rates (Bocchi, Eastman & Swift, 2004; Lenning & Ebbers, 1999), and increased effectiveness of distance education (Flottemesch, 2000; Kearsley, 2000; McLoughlin & Luca, 2003).
In line with the issue of segregation is the argument that theme charter schools create a parochial learning environment.
We have totally restructured our learning environment and the interactive Questia Classroom program supports this mission.
10) Four key points facilitate an interactive learning setting: 1) create a low-risk learning environment, which is accomplished by specific seating arrangements in the classroom to the manner that questions are answered and the response to answers given; 2) encourage higher levels of engagement, such as critical thinking and problem solving; 3) examine student learning to alter instruction if necessary; and 4) increase the student's level of critical thinking by incorporating specialized questioning.

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