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background knowledge [1 record]

Record 1 2012-05-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Education (General)
CONT

Prior Knowledge. Before the students begin the lesson, ensure that you know what previous exposure they have had to the subject matter, and how much they know of it. This information is important when interpreting the data you collect during the rest of the session.

CONT

The problems of background knowledge cannot be ignored for the proposed monitoring of self-directed enquiry learning. No learner will embark on a "self-directed" exercise without the background knowledge to motivate it.

OBS

Contrast with foreground knowledge.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pédagogie (Généralités)
DEF

Connaissances de l'apprenant avant l'enseignement.

OBS

[...] acquis antérieurs à l'apprentissage.

OBS

Distinct de l'acquis, ou connaissances regroupant toutes les notions acquises par l'apprenant durant l'enseignement.

OBS

pré-acquis : ce préfixe n'est jamais suivi d'un trait d'union.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Pedagogía (Generalidades)
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