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Learner-centered teaching : five key changes to practice

Author: Maryellen Weimer
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"In this new edition of the classic work, one of the nation's most highly regarded authorities on effective college teaching offers a comprehensive introduction to the topic of learner-centered teaching in the college and university classroom, including the most up-to-date examples of practice in action from a variety of disciplines, an entirely new chapter on the research support for learner-centered approaches,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maryellen Weimer
ISBN: 9781118119280 1118119282
OCLC Number: 904145210
Description: xiv, 287 p
Contents: Preface to the Second Edition vii Acknowledgments xiii The Author xiv PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF THE LEARNER-CENTERED APPROACH 1 1. Learner-Centered Teaching: Roots and Origins 3 2. Research: Evidence That Learner-Centered Approaches Work 28 PART TWO: THE FIVE KEY CHANGES TO PRACTICE 57 3. The Role of the Teacher 59 4. The Balance of Power 88 5. The Function of Content 114 6. The Responsibility for Learning 143 7. The Purpose and Processes of Evaluation 168 PART THREE: IMPLEMENTING THE LEARNER-CENTERED APPROACH 197 8. Responding to Resistance 199 9. Taking a Developmental Approach 218 APPENDIXES 239 1. Syllabus and Learning Log Entries for Speech Communications 100A 239 2. Resources That Develop Learning Skills 249 References 259 Name Index 275 Subject Index 279
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