COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF DISCOVERY LEARNING AND by dandanhuanghuang

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									           COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF DISCOVERY LEARNING AND COGNITIVE APPRENTICESHIP

                                  Discovery Learning                 Cognitive Apprenticeship
Student Centered Learning         The student is the main focus of   Teacher responsibility is high as
                                  the learning process. Student is   they need expertise in subject.
                                  self directed.                     Teacher ability is transferred to
                                                                     the students. Focus is split.
Ability to choose topic/subject   Student selects the topic to       Teacher selects the topic.
                                  study and the process.             Student has no choice as the
                                                                     teacher needs to have expertise,
                                                                     hence control.
Ability to move around and        Students can interact, work with   Students begin by listening and
interact with peers               others, and share ideas.           observing. In later stages of the
                                                                     process they are encouraged to
                                                                     interact with peers.
Creative thinking/analysis        Student can pick a topic that is   Teacher gives students the tools
                                  easy or challenging. Can present   for success. Student is to mimic
                                  problems if the student is not     the teacher and apply their
                                  self-motivated.                    knowledge to life situations.
                                                                     Application may be creative?
Technology inclusive              Students are encouraged to use     Teacher is primary source of
                                  technology or other research       information but student can use
                                  methods to answer the question.    technology and research to
                                                                     supplement teacher’s
                                                                     instruction.

								
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