Augmenting the User ’ s Knowledge via Comparison

  title={Augmenting the User ’ s Knowledge via Comparison},
  author={Maria Milosavljevic},
The process of learning is an incremental exploration of a do main; we do not learn the concepts in a domain in an isolated manner, but inst ead augment our existing knowledge with new concepts. Consequently, when teaching a new concept to a student, her existing knowledge should be employed in a way which facilit ates the process of learning. In describing a new concept to a hearer, it is often beneficial to compare the concept to other concepts with which the hearer is familiar. In particu… CONTINUE READING
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