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Learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills and languages, is perhaps the most important mental function of humans. It may be conscious or unconscious.

In recent years, the approach to learning - and teaching - has shifted from an emphasis on mere content knowledge, often transmitted by rote learning, to the convenience of using and interpreting the acquired knowledge "critically and thoughtfully".[1]

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  1. Badger, Elizabeth & Thomas, Brenda (1992). "Open-ended questions in reading". Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 3 (4). Retrieved June 9, 2013

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