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Academic Evidence: Evidence derived primarily from research scientists in research facilities using scientific methods. For example, experiments and correlational studies.

Active Learning: The premise that learners must be actively engaged for learning to occur.

Application Practice: Assignments that ask learners to respond in ways they would respond on the job. Contrast with recall practice.

Asynchronous E-Learning: Computer learning environments in which individual learners study independently at their own pace usually in a self-study mode.

Automaticity: Any task that is hard wired into long-term memory can be performed without using working memory resources. Automaticity is built through repetition.

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