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rote learn·ing

the learning of arbitrary relationships, usually by repetition of the learning procedure through memorization and without an understanding of the relationships.

rote learn·ing

(rōt lĕrn'ing)
The learning of arbitrary relationships, usually by repetition of the learning procedure through memorization and without an understanding of the relationships.
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There exists a group of students in all medical colleges in Pakistan who has undergone extensive experience of rote memorization usually in their early adolescent age in the form of Hafiz-e-Quran (Memorization of whole test of Holy Quran word by word).
The present study aims to compare the impact of the storytelling approach and the rote memorization approach on adult e-learners' vocabulary learning.
For example, proponents claim that the new standards eliminate "rote memorization." Yet the 1998 TFI standards report criticized standards existing at that time for containing "false doctrines" like discouraging the "memorization of certain elementary processes ...
Of course rote memorization is necessary, particularly as the foundation of one?s education at a young age.
Curiosity is a driver for engaged learning, not rote memorization. As Paley (n.d.) states,
Rather than encouraging students to engage in rote memorization of grammar rules, the report calls on teachers to find strategies that help students better understand the content of the material.
As opposed to the rote memorization that marks much of public school education, the ESD approach requires participatory teaching and learning methods that motivate and empower learners to change behavior and take action for sustainable development.
"We found that a better quality of the arcuate fasciculus anterior -- a white matter tract that connects brain regions often used for arithmetic -- corresponds to better performance in adding and multiplying, while there is no correlation for subtracting and dividing." "A possible explanation for this is that this white matter bundle is involved in rote memorization, whereas when we subtract and divide, such memorization plays less of a role.
The 2014 edition of Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam packs in two full-length practice tests and reviews of all AP Human Geography terms, includes charts, maps and tables, and is packed with detailed answers for exams and explanations that go beyond rote memorization. The format is designed to both mimic and support the exam: step-by-step test-taking strategies in each chapter accompany clear explanations of answers and also provide guidelines for writing good essays.
This change targets children's understanding of conceptual knowledge, rather than rote memorization of algorithms or facts.
The standards focus less on rote memorization and more on the practice of science, with an emphasis on college readiness.