A Shift from Teacher Centered to Learner Centered Approach

Jeanne Schreurs, Roza Dumbraveanu

Abstract


In the framework of the project Western Eastern Teachers' Education Network (WETEN) funded by the Tempus program the network of university teachers were established to share expertise on effective teaching and learning in universities. This network for pedagogical innovation in higher education brought together the experts from EU to share good practice and new teaching methods with academic staff from two eastern countries, Moldova and Ukraine. The learner centered concept was analyzed and guidelines for creating learner centered courses were developed and piloted. The concepts and some experiences in course design were also implemented by trained teachers in the developed courses within the WETEN project.

Keywords


Continuous professional development; teacher training; learner centered approach

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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