Teaching and learning tricky topics
Teaching and learning tricky topics

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Teaching and learning tricky topics

2.1 Identify your tricky topics

In the next activity, you will review the threshold concepts you have found in the literature and assess whether these concepts would be useful tricky topics.

Activity 4 Identify your tricky topics

Timing: Allow approximately 10 minutes

Refer back to your list of difficult concepts from Activity 2. If you saved your responses in Activity 2, they will appear in Table 4 below. State in the last column whether you think it is a tricky topic.

Table 4 Difficult concepts revisited

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Concepts you have identified as difficultThreshold concept criteriaTricky topic?
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