Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 2(5), pp. 406 - 413
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2014.020502
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Role of Individual Learning Pathways in Non-Threatening Teaching and Learning Environment Development


Elena A. Makarova *
Taganrog Institute of Economics and Management, 45 Petrovskaya, Taganrog 347900, Russian Federation

ABSTRACT

The paper covers a diverse range of topics, the areas of interest for this particular paper include (a) knowledge structures and mental models, (b) problem solving processes, (c) metacognition, (d) skill acquisition, (e) individual learning styles, and (f) transfer of learning. The following brief synopsis of the paper serves to illustrate the focus of this work, validates current practice in higher education, and identifies a set of principles that can help instructional designers address individual cognitive learning goals.

KEYWORDS
Individual Learning Pathway, Psychologically Comfortable Educational Environment, Learning Styles, Student-Centered Education, Knowledge Structure, Mental Models, Metacognition

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Elena A. Makarova . "Role of Individual Learning Pathways in Non-Threatening Teaching and Learning Environment Development." Universal Journal of Educational Research 2.5 (2014) 406 - 413. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2014.020502.