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According to constructivist learning theory informed by cognitive and educational psychology, the optimal conditions needed for learning include accurate assessment of student background knowledge; engaging, scaffolded activities; cognitive elaboration; and more knowledgeable others available to assist when needed.
Las Vegas (Nev.)
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo 2019
Student-led discussions; Assigned readings
Obara, Deborah A., "Student-Led Discussions" (2019). UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo. 70.