Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning

Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning

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qAs faculty, we expect students to learn a wide variety of concepts, processes, and applications. This book not only explains that research, but also gives concrete examples and a solid rationale for each learning approach. This is the perfect book for groups and reading circles of experienced teachers. I will certainly add to my faculty development collection.q?Todd Zakrajsek, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill qWith careful attention to the research about multiple types of learning, Davis and Arend have provided a treasure trove of tips and techniques, from low-tech engaging discussions to high-tech virtual reality simulations, to help college teachers create learning environments that work.q--Michael Wesch, 2008 US Professor of the Year, University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, Kansas State University For teachers in higher education who haven't been able to catch up with developments in teaching and learning, James Davis and Bridget Arend offer an introduction that focuses on seven coherent and proven evidence-based strategies. The underlying rationale is to provide a framework to match teaching goals to distinct ways of learning, based on well-established theories of learning. The authors present approaches that readers can readily and safely experiment with to achieve desired learning outcomes, and build confidence in changing their methods of teaching.At the end of the experience, a final reflection paper, video essay, or other follow- up project enables the student to pull ... Facilitating Reflection Consider the following example ofa teacher using reflection to support experiential learninganbsp;...

Title:Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning
Author:James R. Davis, Bridget D. Arend
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 2012-10-01


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