Book, Print in English

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

Terry Doyle ; foreword by John Tagg.
  • Sterling, Va. : Stylus Pub., 2008.
  • 1st ed.
  • xviii, 194 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • Optimizing students' learning
  • Why students resist learner-centered teaching
  • Creating relevance for a learner-centered practice
  • Putting students' learning into the context of current learning theory
  • Promoting independent learning
  • Communication skills for working with peers
  • Helping students take charge of their learning
  • When students teach one another
  • Presentations and performance assessments
  • Becoming lifelong learners
  • Helping students recognize what they know, don't know, and misunderstand
  • 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.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-189) and index.
ISBN
  • 9781579222215 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1579222218 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9781579222222 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1579222226 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2007038267
  • OCLC: 173299071
  • OCLC: 173299071