Absolutely; there is ample research to support this claim.
As long the learner has enough time to process the event.
Depends on who is giving the reward and the value the student places on the reward.
Not necessarily; learning needs to be authentic to be meaningful. The learning environment will have a stronger influence than any focus on acquiring or demonstrating skills.
Unless there is a focus on strategies to acquire skills and concepts, the learner will forget the information.
Yes; it's observable, measurable, and goal-oriented.
YES! Preaching to the choir!
Sounds nice on paper, but students need more structure to really learn.
Of course; how else are students going to construct meaning and build information?
Feedback has a greater impact on learning than designed experiences.
Yes, learning cannot take place without focusing on important internal factors in the student.
While those factors are important, they are difficult to objectively observe and should only be a secondary focus.
Absolutely; it helps students process and transfer information to other situations.
The focus should be on the authentic learning environment first.
Only if the underlying concepts can be measured as quantifiable tasks.
Learning strategies (taking notes, breaking information into smaller chunks, etc.)