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Steps in the Decoding Process
- Identify a bottleneck to learning
- Uncover the mental tasks needed to overcome the bottleneck
- Model these tasks
- Give students practice and feedback
- Motivate and lessen resistance
- Assess student mastery
- Share what has been learned through the Decoding process
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- Examples of the Decoding process in action on our YouTube Channel and in recent podcasts
- A bibliography of works on Decoding arranged by author or by subject
- Decoding the Ivory Tower (Click on the site’s Decoding the Disciplines tab under Categories to see examples of Decoding in action.)
- Books on Decoding
- Joan Middendorf and Leah Shopkow, Overcoming Student Learning Bottlenecks Get 20% off using code OVBN20
- David Pace, The Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm (Indiana University Press)
- Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman, eds. Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 150. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
- David Pace and Joan Middendorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004)
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