ERIC Number: EJ554688
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Breaking through the A Level Effect: A First-year Tutorial in Student Self-Reflection.
Bryson, John R.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v21 n2 p163-69 Jul 1997
Identifies the A level as an advanced placement examination given to high school students in the United Kingdom. Discusses the dichotomy between the A level students' knowledge of geography (dependent upon rote memorization) and the requirements of university geography (critical thinking and application). Recommends the adoption of reflective learning practices. (MJP)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Advanced Placement, College Freshmen, Critical Thinking, Foreign Countries, Geography, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Learning Theories, Outcomes of Education, Reflective Teaching, Self Efficacy, Student Improvement, Tutorial Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Students
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom