ERIC Number: EJ785100
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
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Reconciling Beliefs and Practices in Teaching and Learning
Song, Liyan; Hannafin, Michael J.; Hill, Janette R.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v55 n1 p27-50 Feb 2007
Current teaching and learning methods reveal marked differences between how students approach learning and how instructors approach teaching. Little attention has been paid to understanding these differences and their implications for designing successful learning environments. The purpose of the paper is to introduce a framework for understanding and reconciling perspectives on teaching and learning success. First, we examine perspectives on learning success. Next, we compare and contrast beliefs and practices associated with teaching and learning. Finally, we introduce a model for reconciling teaching and learning beliefs and practices, and discuss implications for future research and practice.
Descriptors: Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Structures, Causal Models, Academic Achievement, Educational Practices, Teacher Attitudes
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