Threshold Concepts (and troublesome knowledge)
4 December 2017
I have been interested in Threshold Concepts, and how they might help me support students to understand Chemistry, for a while now. I’ve read and blogged about them, used research literature to inform my teaching, and analysed student answers to try and identify them. Threshold Concepts fascinate me, because they conjure up those satisfying “lightbulb moments”, when a whole host of ideas that you’d been struggling to understand suddenly fall into place.
So when I found out that Stuart Kime had interviewed Ray Land , I was rather excited (to say the least!). I’ve summarised here some of the points that he made. […]
Posted on: 4 December 2017
Posted in: Blog
Tagged as: Assessment, cognitive science, Ray Land, ResearchED, Stuart Kime, Threshold Concepts, Troublesome Knowledge