TER #12 - Derek Hull TER #12 Teacher-Centered Versus...

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Derek Hull TER #12 “Teacher-Centered Versus Learner-Centered Instruction” 04/13/10 EDT 190 Section A TER #12 The issue this week is which form of instruction is better, teacher-centered or learner-centered? Teacher-centered is the idea that the teacher is in complete charge of the classroom. Everything runs through the teacher, the teacher completely directs the direction of the lesson. In learner-centered instruction the students can direct the direction of the lesson. The teacher is more of a facilitator and guides the students in their learning. I think that this issue is one that cannot be resolved completely. I think that every individual has his or her own idea about the best way to do instruction. This instruction is based on a number of things but most prominently, personal beliefs and personal educational philosophy. I feel like this issue is one that each teacher would fight to defend his or her own belief. I also think that you cannot say that a teacher is either right or wrong because then it will seem like you are not just criticizing their methods but their
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2011 for the course EDT 190 taught by Professor Dr.thomaskopp during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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TER #12 - Derek Hull TER #12 Teacher-Centered Versus...

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