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Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice / Edition 1
     

Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice / Edition 1

by Maryellen Weimer
 

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ISBN-10: 0787956465

ISBN-13: 2900787956461

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The author presents evidence for tying teaching and curriculum to the process and objectives of learning rather than to the task of delivering content. She illustrates the difference between teacher-centered and learner-centered instruction and offers strategies for creating learner-centered courses, as well as advice for educators making the transition to a

Overview

The author presents evidence for tying teaching and curriculum to the process and objectives of learning rather than to the task of delivering content. She illustrates the difference between teacher-centered and learner-centered instruction and offers strategies for creating learner-centered courses, as well as advice for educators making the transition to a learner-centered approach to teaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900787956461
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education S
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Author.

1. Lessons on Learning.

Part One: What Changes When Teaching Is Learner-Centered?

2. The Balance of Power.

3. The Function of Content.

4. The Role of the Teacher.

5. The Responsibility for Learning.

6. The Purpose and Processes of Evaluation.

Part Two: Implementing the Learner-Centered Approach.

7. Responding to Resistance.

8. Taking a Developmental Approach.

9. Making Learner-Centered Teaching Work.

Appendix A: Syllabus and Learning Log.

Appendix B: Handouts That Develop Learning Skills.

Appendix C: Reading Lists.

References.

Index.

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