Articles about the Learning-Centered University

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  • Rothstein-Fisch, C., Greenfield, P., Trumbull, E., Keller, H., & Quiroz, B. (2010).  Uncovering the Role of Culture in Learning, Development, and Education. In D. Preiss & R. Sternberg (Eds.) Innovations in Educational Psychology: Perspectives on Learning, Teaching, and Human Development. NY: Springer.
  • Zucker, Kiren. (2010, January). The Course Syllabus: Contract, Culture, and Compass.  The Teaching Professor, 24(1).


  • Ackerman, David S., Gross, Barbara L., Vigneron, Franck. (2009). Peer Observation Reports and Student Evaluations of Teaching: Who Are the Experts? The Alberta Journal of Educational Research 2009 55(1), 18-39.
  • Gainsburg, J. (2009). Creating effective video to promote student-centered teaching. Teacher Education Quarterly, 36(2), 163-178.
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  • Knotts, G., Henderson, L., Davidson, R., & Swain, J. (2009). The Search for Authentic Practice across the Disciplinary Divide. College Teaching, 57(4), 188-96.
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  • Rothstein-Fisch, C., Trumbull, E., & Garcia, S. (2009). Making the Implicit Explicit: Supporting Teachers to Bridge Cultures.  Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 24(4), 474-486.
  • Scott, W., Lisagor, T., & Marachi, R. (2009) Learning Centered Universities: The Changing Face of Higher Education. Journal of Faculty Development 23 (1), 14-23.
  • Skylar, A. A. (2009). A comparison of asynchronous online text-based lectures and synchronous interactive web conferences. Issues in Teacher Education, 18(2), 69-84.
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  • Thakur, A. (Sept 2009). Stepping into the 'real world': architecture students' preparedness for professional practice.  College Student Journal, 43(3), 910-923.
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  • Eng, S. & Spector, S. (2007, May). CSU Northridge Transforms Its Approach to Information Competence [PDF File].  eSource for College Transitions, 4(5), 11-13. Retrieved from website:
  • Mitchell, R.R., Simon, M., & Jackson, G. (2007). Implementing information competence in a graduate department of educational psychology and counseling.  In S.C. Curzon, & L.D. Lampert (Eds.) Proven Strategies for Building an Information Literacy Program (pp. 193-212). New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.
  • Skylar, A. A. (2007). Section 508: Web accessibility for people with disabilities (A. Skylar Ed.). Journal of Special Education Technology, 22(4), 57-62.
  • Skylar, A. A., Higgins, K., & Boone, R. (2007).  Strategies for adapting webquests for students with learning disabilities.  Intervention in School and Clinic, 43(1), 20-28.
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  • Ackerman, David S., Gross, Barbara L. (2006). How Many Choices Are Good? Measurement of the Effects of Course Choice on Perceptions of a Marketing Option. Journal of Marketing Education 2006 28: 69-80. doi: 10.1177/0273475305284642
  • Laurent, M.G., McIntosh, J.J., & Mitchell, R.R. (2006).  From engagement to marriage: A systems perspective with formal and durable commitments to service-learning. In K. Kecskes (Ed.) The Engaged Department (pp. 205-218). New York: Anker Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Skylar, A. A. (2006, Winter).  Assistive technology online resources: Invited writer for the Assistive Technology Column. Journal of Special Education Technology, 21(1), 45-47.
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  • Ackerman, David S., Gross, Barbara L. (2005). My Instructor Made Me Do It: Task Characteristics of Procrastination. Journal of Marketing Education 2005 27: 5-13. doi: 10.1177/0273475304273842
  • Koester, J., Hellenbrand, H., & Piper, T. D. (2005). Exploring the Actions Behind the Words "Learning-Centered Institution". About Campus 10 (4), 10-16. doi: 10.1002/abc.137
  • Lampert, L., Dabbour, K.S., & Solis, J. (2005). When it's all Greek: The Importance of Collaborative Information Literacy Outreach Programming to Greek Student Organizations. Research Strategies 20(4), 300-310.
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  • Skylar, A. A., Higgins, K., Boone, R., Jones, P., Pierce, T., & Gelfer, J.  (2005, Summer). Distance Education:  An exploration of alternative methods and types of instructional media in teacher education.  Journal of Special Education Technology, 20(3), 25-33.
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Additional Articles

  • Bosch, W., Hester, J., MacEntee, V., MacKenzie, J., Morey, T., Nichols, J., et al. (2008, August 1). Beyond Lip-Service: An Operational Definition of Learning-Centered College. Innovative Higher Education, 33(2), 83-98.
  • Bartlett, Thomas. What Makes a Teacher Great?. Chronicle of Higher Education, 12/12/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 16, pA8.
  • Hatch, Thomas, Bass, Randy, and Iiyoshi, Toru Mace, and Désirée Pointer. Building knowledge for teaching and learning. Change, Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p42.
  • Potter, David L. (Feb. 1999, February). Is George Mason a Learning Centered University?. Inventio, 1, 1. Retrieved October 17, 2004, from George Mason University.
  • White, Stephen R. A New Policy to Transform Teacher Education: Doctoral Preparation of Teacher-Scholars. Journal of Instructional Psychology, Mar 2002, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p44.

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