Online Learning Update

November 24, 2014

Emphasis on Student-centered Learning Hits 25-year High

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

by Laboratory Equipment

In the survey, 82.8 percent of faculty reported using class discussions in all or most of their courses, up from 69.6 percent in 1989–90. Online teaching has generated plenty of discussion in higher education, but it’s still used by a relatively small percentage of professors. A UCLA study has identified a more pronounced trend in teaching at colleges and universities lately: a greater move toward student-focused teaching practices such as class discussions and group learning, and a corresponding move away from lectures and other teacher-centered styles.

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