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Student-Centered Learning Environments in Higher Education Classrooms

Authors: Hoidn, Sabine

  • Proposes a model for student-centered learning in higher education 
  • Utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to course design and classroom interaction
  • Presents ethnographic case studies of the student-centered classroom model in the US   
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About this book

This book aims to develop a situative educational model to guide the design and implementation of powerful student-centered learning environments in higher education classrooms. Rooted in educational science, Hoidn contributes knowledge in the fields of general pedagogy, and more specifically, higher education learning and instruction. The text will support instructors, curriculum developers, faculty developers, administrators, and educational managers from all disciplines in making informed instructional decisions with regard to course design, classroom interaction, and community building and is also of relevance to educators from other formal and informal educational settings aside from higher education. 

About the authors

Sabine Hoidn is Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Reviews

“Student-Centered Learning Environments in Higher Education Classrooms makes important contributions to our understanding. It will support instructors, curriculum developers, faculty developers, administrators, and educational managers from all disciplines in making informed instructional decisions with regard to course design, classroom interaction, and community building and is also of relevance to educators from other formal and informal educational settings aside from higher education.” (SirReadaLot.org, May, 2017)


“Hoidn’s book presents an overdue scholarly work investigating how instruct­ors can design and bring to life student-centered learning environments. The developed educati­on­al model constitutes a significant and comprehensive contribution to higher education learning and instruction, tying empirical findings, namely authentic participati­on-oriented educati­onal practices, to existing state-of-the-art research on constructivist learning and instruction. The detailed findings support higher education faculty, curriculum and faculty developers and administrators in making informed instructional decisions to scaffold deep learning.” (Rolf Dubs, Professor Emeritus, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)

“This book, in a bravura way, relates theoretical models with case study research and learning practice itself. This is, without debate, an exceptionally seminal reading for anybody who intends to create high quality student-centered classroom environments.” (Martin Hejnala, Department of OP Management, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Czech Republic)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Hoidn, Sabine

    Pages 1-21

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  • Constructivist Foundations and Common Design Principles of Student-Centered Learning Environments

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    Pages 23-103

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  • Empirical Education Research on the Effectiveness and Quality of Learning and Instruction

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    Pages 105-167

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  • Multiple Ethnographic Case Study Research of Student-Centered Learning Environments in Higher Education Classrooms

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    Pages 169-220

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  • Characteristic Curricular Design Elements and (Deeper-Level) Quality Features of the Student-Centered Classrooms Under Study

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    Pages 221-340

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Buy this book

eBook 69,99 €
price for Germany (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-349-94941-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 90,94 €
price for Germany (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-349-94940-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Student-Centered Learning Environments in Higher Education Classrooms
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-94941-0
DOI
10.1057/978-1-349-94941-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-349-94940-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 453
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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