The scholarship of management teaching and learning has established itself as a field in its own right, and this benchmark Handbook is the first to provide an account of the discipline. Original chapters from leading international academics identify the key issues and map out where the discipline is going. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the given topic area, highlights current debate, and reviews the emerging research agenda.

Learning-Centered Course Design

Learning-centered course design


According to authoritative sources, higher education is undergoing a paradigm shift, from a focus on teaching to a focus on student learning. Indications of this shift in focus include a heightened interest in the predictors of student learning and what is referred to as learning-centered course design. This integrated approach to planning a course is guided by three design questions: 1 What do I believe is most important for students in this course to learn? 2 How can I reliably assess students’ mastery of these intended learning outcomes? 3 Which experiences during the course will contribute the most to their learning? In line with these questions, the course-design process outlined in this chapter consists of the following core elements, or ...

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