Learner-Centered

Making the Case for Learner-Centered Teaching

“Why should we change the way we teach?" a marketing professor asked with an honest gaze and a smile that bespoke sincerity. It was early in a workshop session just after I'd introduced the idea of learner-centered teaching and explained why students should be doing more of the learning tasks themselves. In a lot of ways the question links to one I recently asked myself: "Should I keep working on learner-centered teaching?" The folks at Jossey-Bass have been after me to do an update of my Learner-Centered Teaching book. For quite a while I resisted. Why revisit a place I've already been? At this stage in my academic career, do I have time to go back? Read More...