In addition, research aimed at best practices for online teaching and learning is increasing.
Online learning is an emerging trend among college students, but leaves faculty questioning if the quality and intensity of learning among online instruction leads learners to meet predetermined learning goals.
And the degree and depth of the knowledge attained is directly related to the development and application of the skills of learning.
While certainly well intended, it essentially promotes rote teaching and learning and emphasizes the accumulation of facts and the simple transmission of already known information by rewarding schools whose students score well on tests that measure accumulated information and punishing those whose students don't.
Higher education has shifted from teaching to learning, from discipline-specific learning to integrative learning with an emphasis on liberal learning, and from a small select student body to one that includes 75% of high school graduates; see Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), Greater Expectations: A New Vision for Learning as a Nation Goes to College (2002) (Greater Expectations), p.
Achieving greater expectations will also require "creating a society where learning is prized and everyone has access to an excellent education" (Greater Expectations, p.
In recent years, faculty members in psychology and other university disciplines have begun to focus increased attention on incorporating service-learning
activities into their course curricula that allow students to practice what they are learning
in the classroom in applied settings (Anderson, 2002; O' Byrne, 2001 ; Tuber, et al.
Of the schools responding, only 40 percent offered distance learning
with no need for any physical attendance at the school whatsoever, and of that group only 32 percent gave full credit for all their e-learning
offerings, while an almost equal percentage (28 percent) gave no credit at all for theirs.
disability is an umbrella term providing a common language for a wide range of professionals, including teachers and counselors (Thomas & Woods, 2003).
That environment must stress the importance of leadership, people, culture, process, learning
, and enabling technology.
Thwarted Innovation" makes the case that e-learning
hasn't lived up to the hype--that growth isn't what was predicted; that the creation and adoption of learning
technology has stalled; and that, despite the availability of new technology, no major changes have occurred in the way teaching happens in higher education.
had signed a memorandum of agreement with DAU forming the Huntsville Acquisition Learning
Many agencies spend a significant amount of time training new officers and increasing on-the-job learning
through in-service training programs.
What has been the impact of the Information Literacy Skills for Student Learning
on library media programs?
Krumboltz (1996; Mitchell & Krumboltz, 1996) used a social learning
perspective as a basis for describing the goal of career counseling as learning
and the role of career counselors as facilitating that learning
; specifically, they presented a learning
theory of career choice and counseling.