Gaining Students’ Attention

One of the important aspects of cognitive processing is attention. Obviously, if we do not initially attend to a stimulus (such as a lecture, powerpoint or other course information) that information will not even make it into short-term memory, let alone move into longterm memory for future retrieval.

Here is a link to an article from UC Berkeley’s Center for Teaching written by Dr. Rita-Marie Conrad.

Feel free to send comments or questions.

Jim O’Connor