Select a topic: -multiple intelligences -learning styles -brain hemisphere domi
Select a topic:
-brain hemisphere dominance (left vs right brain)
-the mozart effect
-homework is essential for learning
-the use of technology and “screens” in learning
-learning happens best at school
Research the historical approaches for the learning controversy and how this issue is currently being debated.
-use learning theories and neuroscience to identify what has changed or been discovered
-analyze multiple perspectives of the theoretical concept
-present arguements for both sides, for and against
-assess the effect of the selected theoretical concept on the area of specialization
Evaluate multiple perspectives on both sides of the selected theoretical concept
-Present the arguements from both sides of the debate
-Discuss the current state of the debate in the field
Assess the quality of available research being used to support a current debate in learning theory
-examine the nature of the research that is being used by each side of the date
-determine the quality of this research by determining if the articles are theoretical in nature, are opinions, or are quality academic research
Apply APA style and formatting to scholarly writing
-exhibit adherence to stylistic conventions, document structure, and source attributions
write coherently to support central ideas, in appropriate apa formatting, correct grammar, usage and mechanics
4-5 pages, not counting the title or reference pages, double spaced
times new roman, 12 pt
min. of 5 references, preferred usage of 10 references to support arguments
FIVE references MUST be scholarly, peer-reviewed, journal articles.
Write in third person, as an impartial narrator
USE THE TEMPLATE
USE THE SCORING GUIDE-DISTINGUISHED COLUMN REQUIRED.
Adcock, P. K. (2014). The longevity of multiple intelligence theory in education. Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 80(4), 50–57.
Pashler, H., McDaniel, M., Rohrer, D. l., & Bjork, R. (2009). Learning styles: Concepts and evidence. https://journals-sagepub-com.library.capella.edu/doi/10.1111/j.1539-6053.2009.01038.x
TEDxUWLaCrosse (Producer). (2015). Learning styles & the importance of critical self-reflection: Tesia Marshik [Video]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=855Now8h5Rs
National Geographic. (Producer). (2015). Left vs. right: Brain games (season 5) [Video]. Films on Demand.
Staub, M. E. (2016). The other side of the brain: The politics of split-brain research in the 1970s–1980s. History of Psychology, 19(4), 259–273.
TYF International (Producer). (2009). Music of the brain [Video]. Films on Demand.
Kohn, A. (2006). What we haven’t learned about learning. In The homework myth: Why our kids get too much of a bad thing (pp. 101–118). Perseus Books.
Brooks, M. (2018). How much screen time is too much? https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tech-happy-life/201812/how-much-screen-time-is-too-much
Gatto, J. T. (2000, fall). Nuts and bolts: Breaking out of the modern schooling trap. Food & Water Journal, 24, 1-5.
TED. (Producer). (2006). TEDTalks: Sir Ken Robinson—Do schools kill creativity? [Video]. Films on Demand.
Harvey, G. (1999). Harvard College Writing Center: Counterargument. https://writingcenter.fas.harvard.edu/pages/counter-argument