September 27, 2008

Instructional Design: Six Strategies to Make Courses More Learner Centered Without Sacrificing Content

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Concerns about covering content are legitimate, but they often block a whole family of techniques that more effectively involve students and promote learning. “I know I should do more active learning, but I have all this content to cover . . .” We routinely favor involving students but we do so understanding that the content-coverage dilemma confronts faculty with difficult decisions.