Authentic learning General Resource - Review and consider possibilities
Last updated on 16/11/2020
You must be signed in to access this function0
Authentic learning involves complex, sustained real-world tasks. The aim of authentic learning is to have students develop professional and disciplinary expertise in realistic contexts.
Nine elements of authentic learning:
- Provide authentic contexts that reflect the way the knowledge will be used in real life
- Provide authentic tasks and activities
- Provide access to expert performances and the modelling of processes
- Provide multiple roles and perspectives
- Support collaborative construction of knowledge
- Promote reflection to enable abstractions to be formed
- Promote articulation to enable tacit knowledge to be made explicit
- Provide coaching and scaffolding by the teacher at critical times
- Provide for authentic assessment of learning within the tasks. (Herrington n.d.)
© 2022 Griffith University.
The Griffith material on this web page is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial International License (CC BY-NC 4.0). This licence does not extend to any underlying software, nor any non-Griffith images used under permission or commercial licence (as indicated). Materials linked to from this web page are subject to separate copyright conditions.
Authentic learning. Retrieved from https://app.secure.griffith.edu.au/exlnt/entry/3928/view(2020).