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Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses
In this thoroughly updated edition of L. Dee Fink’sbestselling classic, he discusses new research on how people learn,active learning, and the effectiveness of his popular model; addsmore examples from online teaching; and further focuses on theimpact of student engagement on student learning. The book exploresthe changes in higher education nationally and internationallysince the publication of the previous edition, includes additionalprocedures for integrating one’s course, and adds strategiesfor dealing with student resistance to innovative teaching.
This edition continues to provide conceptual and procedural toolsthat are invaluable for all teachers when designing instruction. Itshows how to use a taxonomy of significant learning andsystematically combine the best research-based practices forlearning-centered teaching with a teaching strategy in a way thatresults in powerful learning experiences for students. Acquiring adeeper understanding of the design process will empower teachers tocreatively design courses that will result in significant learningfor students.read more