Topic: learning

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Study links brain processes involved in learning

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Reinforcement learning — a process during which humans alter their behavior as they learn which behaviors yield the best results — and working memory — which allows people to optimize decision-making by keeping track of previous actions and their consequences — appear to be two separate modes of human learning.

Christina Smith, assistant director for undergraduate instructional development, will teach the course, “Theory and Practice of Problem Solving” to train students to teach problem-solving skills.

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Sheridan Center to introduce Problem-Solving Fellows for STEM departments

October 17, 2017 0 comments

There will soon be a Writing Fellows equivalent in STEM departments next fall: Problem-Solving Fellows.