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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Drew Noble Lanier
College of Sciences Drew Noble Lanier Students retain more course material when they are active learners. Employing a mixture of lecture and the Socratic Method communicates the course’s basic concepts and ideas, while assessing student comprehension.Students will retain more of the course material if it is relevant to them. I frequently offe...

Christopher Geiger
College of Engineering and Computer Science Christopher Geiger My teaching approach inside and outside the classroom is based on my view that an instructor, in addition to being a supplier of knowledge, is a facilitator of knowledge. In my opinion, an effective teacher should have sound fundamentals and command over the theoretical concepts as well as a broad knowledge beyon...

Barbara Moore
College of Business Administration Barbara Moore I am a 36-year veteran of teaching with 12 years experience at the public school level and 24 years at the college level. I believe it is imperative for students to learn the economic way of thinking and the application of economic theory in their lives. I want students to be able to analyze economic policy and h...