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8 learning management questions

The 8 Learning Management Questions are a set of sequential design based questions for teachers that engage them to develop a teaching plan for their classrooms, so as to produce intended learning outcome in all students. The process is focused on enabling teachers to translate teaching theory into practice. The questions were developed by David E. Lynch in 1998. The 8 questions, which are organised into three design phases, are answered in their numerical sequence. The 8 Learning Management Questions underpin teacher training at Central Queensland University and Charles Darwin University ...

                                               

Ability to benefit

Ability to benefit is a term used in the context of post-secondary education in the United States to refer to students who have sufficient competency to benefit from post-secondary education but do not have a high school diploma or the Certificate of High School Equivalency. ATB, as assessed by government-approved tests, is required for receiving financial aid by most US public colleges that admit students without a high school diploma or the certificate of equivalency. Until July 2012, such students could also receive student loans and grants from the US government if they had passed an a ...

                                               

Bathroom privileges

Bathroom privileges refers to the rules or the possibility of the use of a toilet. Most commonly, the term is used in the following settings: In schools, it refers to permission for pupils to leave the classroom during lessons. Often this is associated with certain regulations, such as usage of the hall pass. As a doctors prescription, it refers to permission for a patient to use the facilities. This may be due to a medical condition requiring bed rest e.g. high-risk pregnancy, or the avoidance of certain defecation postures e.g. sitting or squatting Still another example is "BRP for bowel ...

                                               

Blended learning

Blended learning is an approach to education that combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online with traditional place-based classroom methods. It requires the physical presence of both teacher and student, with some elements of student control over time, place, path, or pace. While students still attend "brick-and-mortar" schools with a teacher present, face-to-face classroom practices are combined with computer-mediated activities regarding content and delivery. Blended learning is also used in professional development and training settings. Blended learn ...

                                               

Block letters

Block letters are a sans-serif. style of writing Latin script in which the letters are individual glyphs, with no joining. In English-speaking countries, children are often first taught to write in block letters, and later may be taught cursive writing. On official forms, one is often asked to "please print". This is because cursive handwriting is harder to read, and the glyphs are joined so they do not fit neatly into separate boxes. Block letters may also be used as a synonym of block capitals, which means writing in all capital letters or in large and small capital letters, imitating th ...

                                               

Bye-Fellow

A Bye-Fellow is a position in academia and post-secondary education at several British and Commonwealth universities for a Fellow who is not a member of the foundation of a college, or "may or may not have fewer privileges when compared to a full fellow".