The learner-centered curriculum : design and implementation
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- Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-226) and index.
- Foreword ix Preface xiii Acknowledgments xix About the Authors xxi 1. Why Redesign Curriculum? 1 2. Curriculum Design in the Instructional Paradigm 23 3. The Learner-Centered Curriculum 45 4. Leading Curricular Implementation 73 5. Learner-Centered Design in Practice 105 6. Assessment Aimed at Learner Autonomy 127 7. Innovating Through Technology 159 8. Learning Spaces That Support Learner-Centered Curricula 183 Closing Thoughts 209 References 211 Index 227.
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- Publisher's Summary
- Praise for "The Learner-Centered Curriculum": "Cullen, Harris, and Hill provide a clear and practical framework for addressing the root of the problems of today's universities. The authors provide a lucid, actionable, and evidence-based prescription for building an integrated learning system to replace the hodgepodge of miscellany that we have inherited. They illustrate the kind of conversations and transformations that could raise the value of and change the prospects for higher education". (John Tagg, author, "The Learning Paradigm College"). "This book offers a powerful, realistic, and much-needed plan for changing how learning happens in higher education. Anyone concerned about improving teaching and students' learning needs to read this book!" (Terry Doyle, author, "Helping Students Learn in a Learner-Centered Environment"). "To help achieve the imperative to make our universities more learner-centered, the authors focus on curriculum redesign and offer a solid theoretical approach combined with applied skills that institutional leaders and faculty can use to attain their goals. Shared governance, autonomous learning, assessment, technology, and physical space are among the elements discussed in this excellent book that universities will need to consider when developing a new curriculum that is more learner-centered". (Jolene Koester, president, California State University, Northridge). "Cullen, Harris, and Hill provide a thought-provoking resource with the compelling advantages and frameworks to create twenty-first-century student-centered, knowledge-centered, assessment-centered, and community-centered curriculum. This is a must-read for faculty and administrators committed to transforming their curriculum in order to educate better prepared graduates". (Deborah L. Ford, chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Parkside). "This is the book that I have been looking for. Written by three leaders who have done the heavy lifting of leading real change, it's a book for every academic leader who understands that innovation is essential to the future of higher education". (Earl H. Potter, III, president, St. Cloud State University).
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- Roxanne Cullen, Michael Harris, Reinhold R. Hill ; Maryellen Weimer, Consulting Editor.
- The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series