Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: How Students Learn

Understanding your students as learners – with their unique goals, motivations, beliefs and learning practices – will help you be a better teacher. This online module shares research on the topic of how students learn and suggests ways to create an optimal learning environment.

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Recommended Audience:

  • Graduate Students

Learning Outcomes:

  • Articulate your personal views on effective learning
  • Explain common learning challenges experienced by students
  • Relate current research on student learning to your own experience as a learner and a teacher
  • Provide examples of teaching strategies that foster deep learning in your disciplinary context