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Helping students learn in a learner-centered environment : a guide to facilitating learning in higher education /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Doyle, Terry, 1951-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Sterling, Va. : Stylus Pub., 2008.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1: Optimizing students' learning
  • 2: Why students resist learner-centered teaching
  • 3: Creating relevance for a learner-centered practice
  • 4: Putting students' learning into the context of current learning theory
  • 5: Promoting independent learning
  • 6: Communication skills for working with peers
  • 7: Helping students take charge of their learning
  • 8: When students teach one another
  • 9: Presentations and performance assessments
  • 10: Becoming lifelong learners
  • 11: Helping students recognize what they know, don't know, and misunderstand
  • 12: Student evaluations: themselves, others, and the teacher
  • Appendix A: Research report writing and reading assignments report writing
  • Appendix B: Problem-solving process
  • Appendix C: Feedback rubric
  • Appendix D: Sample rubrics
  • Appendix E: Student background questionnaire
  • Appendix F: Websites on learning how to give effective criticism
  • References
  • Index.