Assessment Description A thorough understanding of how the brain retains and tra

Assessment Description
thorough understanding of how the brain retains and transfers
information is vital in order for professionals to make sound decisions
about teaching and learning. All professionals involved in teaching,
learning, and curriculum and instructional design should be aware of and
work to support retention and transfer of information.
In a 500-750 word essay, explain how memories are formed and retained and how information is transferred.
Address the following:
overview of memory, including different types of memory such as
long-term memory, short-term memory, and sensory memory and their
importance in educational or professional learning environments.
Included in this overview should be a description of what occurs in the
brain when memories are established.
Related to memory, an overview of retention, including its relationship to learning.
An overview of transfer, including its relationship to learning.
2-3 strategies that can be used to improve memory, retention, and/or
transfer in your current or future professional setting related to your
area of study (e.g. helping students make meaningful connections,
involving sensory experiences in the teaching and learning processes).
Include how each will be helpful.
Support your responses with 2-3 scholarly resources. Please use at least 2 of these sources.

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