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A student engaged at a higher level of learning is aware that "learning involves meaning and making connections..." (Buckridge & Guest, 2007, p. 136).


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When a student internalizes information in order to make connections with their prior learning this points to a qualitatively higher level of engagement (Buckridge & Guest, 2007).

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Buckridge, M., & Guest, R. (2007). A conversation about pedagogical responses to increased diversity in university classrooms. Higher Education Research & Development, 26(2), 133-146. doi:10.1080/07294360701310771

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Herington, C., & Weaven, S. (2008). Action research and reflection on student approaches to learning in large first year university classes.Australian Educational Researcher, 35(3), 111-134. Retrieved from