Here are a few of the questions author Jeannette Campos suggests asking yourself to effectively create a learner-centered classroom:
As an instructor, am I encouraging interaction among my learners whenever possible? Is my content formatted in the most engaging way? Have I created opportunities for the learner to reflect on the learning process?
Only in a learner-centered classroom can you foster the four types of learning relationships: learner-to-instructor, learner-to-content, learner-to-learner, and learner-to-self.
This TD at Work will explain:
-the four relationships within a classroom, whether online or face-to-face
-the qualities of healthy, high-performing classroom relationship
-show different teaching methods (for example, podcasts, peer review, and asking questions) can strengthen learner-centered relationships
-the four-part learning objectives to design learner-centered instruction.