Using a Subject Area Model as a Learning Improvement Model

Abstract

International literature suggests that to improve student learning in a subject area, strategies should be taught for learning the subject and how to assess the effectiveness of these learning strategies. In software development, the Capability Maturity Model ® is used as process improvement model for software development. Can the model be adapted to provide a model for improving learning? A model is proposed based on the principles of the Capability Maturity Model ®. It is designed to encourage the learner to reflect on their learning and to evaluate the effectiveness of their learning.

1 Figure or Table

Showing 1-10 of 38 references

Learning to teach in higher education

  • P Ramsden
  • 2003
1 Excerpt

Toward a new definition of maturity

  • M Poppendieck
  • 2003
2 Excerpts

CMMI Guidelines for process integration and product improvement CMMI SM for systems engineering/software engineering/integrated product and process development/supplier sourcing, version 1

  • M B Chrissis, M Kourad, S Shrum
  • 2002

The OPEN process framework: An introduction

  • D G Firesmith, B Henderson-Sellers
  • 2002
2 Excerpts

A taxonomy for learning and teaching and assessing: A revision of Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives

  • L W Anderson, D R Krathwohl, +5 authors Wittrock
  • 2001
2 Excerpts

Essentials of systems analysis and design

  • J S Valacich, J F George, J A Hoffer
  • 2001
1 Excerpt