Revelation Theory of Learning (RTL)
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Revelation Theory of Learning (RTL) when employed properly in the (K-20) classroom will significantly enhance student attention and learning. The theory addresses most issues that inhibit or limit learning. Optimization of repetition, the use of effective visuals paired with auditory instruction, the use of effective language with mnemonics when appropriate, the use of association and how it can significantly enhance learning, and the use of technology that is interactive are all presented and discussed. The author emphasizes, clarifies and immerses the audience into all facets of RTL. Thus, it becomes clear that when an instructor combines all of these factors into instructional design, learning is maximized in any environment for any type of learner including students with learning disabilities and attention is maintained (i.e. discipline issues are minimized).
However, what is RTL? Well. lets begin with the name of the learning theory. it is referred to as Revelation Theory of Learning or more profoundly as
R EV EL A TI O N
The R signifies Repetition (optimized). The E & V signify Effective Visuals. The E & L signifiy Effective Language (not sophisticated!). The A signifies Association (this is profound). The T and I combine for Technology that is Interactive (remember Arnold's body system activity; that would be an excellent example; Did you enjoy learning that way?). The O is not 1/2 of 8, it signifies Observation (of learners). The N stands for Non-biased presentation of objectives...
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