Learning Theories

Learning Theories Defined - a review of learning theories, including constructivism, behaviorism, and others.

Learning Styles Inventory - worksheet to help determine an individual's learning style, with strategies for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners.

Processing Strategies of College Level Learners - tips for faculty interested in processing strategies for college-level learners.

Learning Styles Profile - worksheet to determine individual learning style.

Student Study Checklist - worksheet for students to identify study habits.

Why Use a Learning Portfolio - brief introduction to learning portfolios, including benefits, strategies for using portfolios in assessment, and components of portfolios.

Alternative Methods for a Learner-Centered Curriculum - provides faculty with a lengthy list of learner-centered teaching strategies as a supplement to the faculty's repertoire.

 

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Harry Coverston
College of Arts and Humanities Harry Coverston At the heart of my teaching philosophy is the principle of engagement. There is much research documenting that students who are not engaged in their own learning do not learn as much. In pursuit of that goal I create a wide range of exercises which I collect and grade designed to help students analyze and apply id...

Melody Bowdon
College of Arts and Humanities Melody     Bowdon I have taught undergraduate writing classes for over fifteen years, and the most gratifying aspect of my experience has always been seeing students make ethical use of concepts and techniques learned from my classes in their lives as professionals and citizens. For me, teaching writing is teaching thinking, and th...

Elena Flitsiyan
College of Sciences Elena  Flitsiyan Teaching undergraduate physics is the most satisfying aspect of my responsibilities as a faculty member at UCF. I am of the firm opinion that modern society requires a better understanding of the mechanisms governing our universe, at all scales, for us to fully develop ourselves in a way respectful to our enviro...