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Megan Sumeracki

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The Six Strategies of Effective Learning With Learning Scientist, Dr. Megan Sumeracki (Ep.7 Rebroadcast)

Medical Mnemonist (from MedSchoolCoach)

Dr. Megan Sumeracki teaches us about Spacing, Retrieval, Interleaving, Elaboration, Dual-coding, and Concrete Examples. [2:16] The Learning Scientists Podcast & Bi-directional Communication [4:13] The Importance of Learning Research as open-access [5:27] The Six Strategies of Effective Learning from the Institute for Education Sciences (2007?) & The National Council for Teaching Quality Report (2016?) [7:45] A Brief History of Spacing and Retrieval Practice, Ebbinghaus, and Memory Accessibility [9:57] What is Spacing and How do We Use it? [12:17] The Ins and Outs of Retrieval Practice [4:47] Interleaving Your Study Practice (19:10 Taylor and Rore? 2010 blocking v. interleaving) [21:20] Elaborative Interrogation: The How, When, Why, and Where of Your Study Material [24:40] Dual Coding: Combining Visual information with your Learning! [28:05] Concrete Examples: The More the Merrier [32:54] Closing Advice from Dr. Sumeracki: Use These Strategies!!! Also, you can find Dr. Sumeracki’s books on Amazon, research articles, and some great podcasts by the Learning Scientists on Retrieval for medical residents, and an interview with her sister, Dr. Alyssa Smith.


17 Sep 2020