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Brosnan, Mark; Lewton, Marcus; Ashwin, Chris – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2016
Dual process theory proposes two distinct reasoning processes in humans, an intuitive style that is rapid and automatic and a deliberative style that is more effortful. However, no study to date has specifically examined these reasoning styles in relation to the autism spectrum. The present studies investigated deliberative and intuitive reasoning…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Thinking Skills, Cognitive Style
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Knight, Peter; Tait, Jo; Yorke, Mantz – Studies in Higher Education, 2006
Educational professional development is a global concern. It is often characterised by event-delivery methods, though there are signs that other approaches are gaining favour. The authors stress the significance of non-formal learning, and the ways in which it can be promoted and enhanced within the activity systems within which teachers in higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Education, Higher Education, Faculty Development