Creating Effective Learning Environments for Learners

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UNIT TITLE: EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
TASK: DESCRIBE THE IDEAL PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR EFFECTIVE LEARNING AND HOW IT IS APPROPRIATE FOR THE TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS IN A SCHOOL THAT IS BUILT ON TOP OF A PUB IN AN URBAN CENTRE WITH EMERGING UNSTABLE CONDITIONS
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Introduction
Environment is all the physical and social conditions that surround and can influence a person’s health. A learner’s physical environment on the other hand include the class surrounding like locker ,chairs and other items that are physical found either inside or outside and around the class. Social environment refers to the immediate social setting in which people live or in which something happens or develops. It
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Obviously biology students can’t be taught the topic on bones without even seeing a sample which there by illustrates visual items enhance understanding hence facilitate effective learning. A visual chat make learning more interesting and makes learners understand better what is being taught. d) Temperature and air quality
Earthman rates temperature, heating and air quality as the most individual elements for student achievement in learning. A class that is well lit, warm when environment is cool or cool when it is hot is more suitable to accommodate effective learning. Furthermore if the classroom is up to date and current technology is available, the student will keep pace with their peers who have access to this equipment.
Where classes are positioned in a school matters a lot. Class next to staffrooms where teachers crack jokes can distract the students concentration and learning in class. Classes should be situated in areas away from paths that distract pupils. An example is a class next to the main road leading to the main gates will always have cars; people and this will hinder effective learning because students will always be staring at anything passing outside instead of listening to the teacher. Police cars that enter in school will freak out students because they will always be