Cats on Ladders and First-Person Learning Experiences: Ryan Derby-Talbot

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In this 16 minutes Tedx video, Ryan Derby Talbot explains the first person learning experience and how that is achieved by allowing students to work through problems towards mastery and innovation. 

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