ERIC Number: EJ848444
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
Rethinking Schooling as Academic Development
Alexander, Patricia A.
Mid-Western Educational Researcher, v17 n1 p15-20 Win 2004
The Model of Domain Learning (MDL) is described as a means of studying academic development or the systematic changes that occur in learners as a consequence of formal education. The differences between the MDL and traditional theory and research in expertise are overviewed, along with the components and stages of the model. Implications of the work in academic development and the MDL for educational research and practice are considered.
Descriptors: Role of Education, Educational Research, Models, Academic Achievement, Measures (Individuals), Expertise, Educational Objectives, Educational Improvement, Intellectual Disciplines, Knowledge Level, Student Interests, Student Motivation, Cognitive Processes, Metacognition
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