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“If anything has been learned from this century of research on learning, it is that learning is not one thing but many things.”

What I love about this book is its informed and nuanced contribution to the “lecture vs. active learning” discussion that has been bubbling up for some time now at college campuses.  The authors say that decisions about teaching methodology must … Continue reading

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“I began to think about what it means to be a facilitator of learning rather than a teacher.”

What is the difference between “educating people” and “helping people learn”? This classic book by Malcolm Knowles — the central figure in US adult education during the last century — explores the different sets of assumptions behind these two approaches. … Continue reading

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