Principle #6 of accelerated learning is to provide for increasingly deeper involvement in the learning process. Learning activities that move the learner through the building blocks of learning can accomplish this.
The elements in the UCLA Mastery Teaching Model developed by Dr. Madeline Hunter enable the learner to become more deeply involved and responsible for the learning result. The learner moves from reliance on the instructor, to reliance on the group, to self reliance:
- Input: The instructor presents the content to be learned, or draws it from the learners, possibly through their response to a focus question.
- Model: The instructor or a learner provides an example of the content, possibly through an analogy or a metaphor to explain the essence