explicit learning


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explicit learning

Learning that results from clearly stated directions or instructions.
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During explicit learning tasks, there was an increase in alpha2-beta brain waves (oscillating at 10-30 hertz) following a correct choice, and an increase delta-theta waves (3-7 hertz) after an incorrect choice.
Other studies compared the relative utility of implicit versus explicit learning processes in acquisition and performance of various tasks (Green & Flowers, 1991; 2003; Reber, 1976).
This volume outlines a five-part approach to explicit learning, or learning with awareness, in the second or foreign language classroom from a student-centered perspective.
For tactical decisions in sports, previous research has shown that implicit and explicit learning can be implemented and distinguished in game situations such as the learning of "if-then" rules (Raab, 2003).
all laboratory studies that involved a direct comparison of explicit and implicit learning conditions show an advantage for explicit learning .
Experience from participants in our projects showed that universities need to embed sustainability across the whole curriculum as part of their explicit learning outcomes; Ms Thomas points out.
The "Engineering Sciences" approach emphasizes explicit learning through analogies to help students understand the concept of linear correlation between two variables, x and y, and to understand that in the real world this linearity does not exist from-to +, but within a finite range.
The evidence given in most of the different areas of study under the wider umbrella of the BAF project supports this hypothesis: within the context of foreign language learning (in this case the context is in Catalonia, Spain): older learners appear to be quicker in acquiring different language aspects, especially when dealing with explicit learning mechanisms.
The aim of this study is to analyze the relations between Implicit Learning (IL), Explicit Learning (EL) and age in children of 7 to 12 years old.
We feel that implicit and explicit learning are not conflicting approaches.
According to EDUCAUSE's 7 Things You Should Know About Virtual Worlds, the significance of virtual worlds in education is the "potential to foster constructivist learning, putting students in contact with others in an immersive environment that challenges them to figure out things for themselves, without explicit learning objectives and assessment" (4).
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