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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Graham Worthy
College of Sciences Graham  Worthy During my 22 years in academia, I've tried to excel at teaching, research, and service. I love interacting with students and mentoring them to achieve more than they realize they're capable of. As an undergraduate student, I was known to walk out of a lecture if l didn't think I was going to get s...

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...

Alla Kourova
College of Arts and Humanities Alla   Kourova Teaching is about making some kind of dent in the world so that the world is different than what it was before you practiced your craft. What kind of dent do I want to make? Rather, what effect do I have (or am capable of having) on my students and their learning? I attempt to answer these questions in ...