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Teaching in the Sciences: Learner-Centered Approaches

Edited By: Catherine McLoughlin and Acram Taji

228 pages, Tabs

Food Products Press

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #153331 | ISBN: 1560222646
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Hardback | Dec 2005 | #153332 | ISBN: 1560222638
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From the publishers announcement: Rather than focusing on teaching methods that merely deal in the content of life science, Teaching in the Sciences: Learner-Centered Approaches promotes a deep learning designed to develop critical and skilled learners. This collection of frank and thoughtful empirically based papers places greater emphasis on learning environments and social interaction patterns, assessment processes, and perceptions of students and teachers in a range of learning and teaching settings in the life sciences. The book presents strategies for mentoring and assessing students, assessments of learning outcomes, innovative approaches to curriculum design, constructivist approaches to teaching science, how to use technology to support learning, and practical examples of learner-centered teaching that mark important steps on a journey to transform the learning process.


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