How Learning Works

Learner-Centered Teaching:
7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching


Author: Maryellen Weimer


Karen Acree


Reading Circle Dates:

Wednesday, August 27 - Chapter 1 Wednesday, January 28 - Chapter 5
Wednesday, September 24 - Chapter 2    Wednesday, February 25 - Chapter 6
Wednesday, October 22 - Chapter 3 Wednesday, March 18 - Chapter 7
Wednesday, November 19 - Chapter 4 Wednesday, April 22 - Chapter 8 & 9

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Center for Teaching Excellence
Room 1624

About the Book:
Maryellen Weimer, one of the nation’s most highly regarded authorities on effective college teaching, offers a comprehensive introduction to the topic of learner-centered teaching in the college and university classroom. This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes the most current example of practice in action from a variety of disciplines and contains new information on the research support for learner-centered approaches. Weimer also includes a more in-depth discussion of how students’ developmental issues influence the effectiveness of learner-centered teaching.