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  • Tuckman's Theory of Group Development

    Tuckman's Theory of Group Development

    Bruce Tuckman was a psychologist who developed the theory of 5 stages of development in 1965, the model consisted of Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing areas. Later he added a 5th stage, ‘Adjourning’ to the model in the 1970s. 

    The idea behind the model is you can’t expect a new team to form and perform to the best of their capabilities. 

  • Constructivist Learning Theory

    Constructivist Learning Theory

    Constructivism is a theory and observation based on how people learn. People construct their own understanding and knowledge of the events that happen around them through experiencing and reflecting on those experiences to reconcile if what we believe is relevant or irrelevant as per the new information. 

  • SMOG Test of Readability

    SMOG Test of Readability

    Every piece of writing and any text on your website must meet the readability expectations of your target audience. The SMOG index is an influential and popular writing tool that helps writers score their work for clarity of message and readability. The test comes from a clinical psychologist G. Harry McLaughlin who wanted to create a simple readability formula with the most reliable calculation. It was published in 1969 and is still used today. 

  • How to give the perfect Micro Teach | Webinar

    How to give the perfect Micro Teach | Webinar

    Are you planning your micro-teach but still unsure of how to ace it? We've got your back.

  • Zone of Proximal Development

    Zone of Proximal Development

    Zone of proximal development or ZPD is a concept that deals with the learning ability of a human. The core idea suggests that a knowledgeable person’s guidance can make a student learn more than their ability level. An individual can only acquire new skills or knowledge through guidance from a learned person. This guidance is required until the individual has practiced, mastered or is able to perform the task on their own.

  • Communication

    Communication

    Communication is the flow and exchange of information from one place, person or group to another. It involves a sender, a message and a recipient using mediums such as verbal, non-verbal, written and visual. The content of the communication can be anything ranging from ideas, facts, concepts, attitudes and opinions. 

    Communication skills are essential to speak in front of an audience when engaging in a conversation or discussion.