Use this survey to explore how student-centered you are vs. how teacher-centered.

(Based on Assessing Academic Programs in Higher Education by Allen 2004)

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* 1. Paradigm 1 - Knowledge is transmitted vs. Students construct knowledge

Knowledge is transmitted from professor to students Students construct knowledge
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* 2. Paradigm 2 - Students passively receive information vs. Students are actively involved

Students passively receive information Students are actively involved
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* 3. Paradigm 3 - Emphasis is on acquisition of knowledge vs. Emphasis is on using and communicating knowledge within real-life contexts

Emphasis is on acquisition of knowledge in the educational setting Emphasis is on using and communicating knowledge within real-life contexts
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* 4. Paradigm 4 - Instructor's role is to be the primary information giver vs. Instructor's role is to coach and facilitate

Instructor's role is to be the primary information giver and primary evaluator Instructor's role is to coach and facilitate .  Instructor and students evaluate learning together.
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* 5. Paradigm 5 - Teaching and assessing are separate vs. Teaching and assessing are intertwined

Teaching and assessing are separate. Teaching and assessing are intertwined.
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* 6. Paradigm 6 - Assessment is used to monitor learning vs. Assessment is used to promote and diagnose learning

Assessment is used to monitor learning. Assessment is used to promote and diagnose learning.
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* 7. Paradigm 7 - Emphasis is on right answers vs. Emphasis is on generating better questions and learning from errors

Emphasis is on right answers Emphasis is on generating better questions and learning from errors
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* 8. Paradigm 8 - Desired learning is assessed indirectly through the use of objectively scored tests vs. Desired learning is assessed directly through a variety of activities and techniques

Desired learning is assessed indirectly through the use of objectively scored tests Desired learning is assessed directly through a variety of activities and techniques
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* 9. Paradigm 9 - Only students are viewed as learners vs. Instructor and students learn together

Only students are viewed as learners Instructor and students learn together
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* 10. Paradigm 10 - Instructors cover topics vs. Students master learning objectives

Instructors cover topics Students master learning objectives
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* 11. Paradigm 11 - Teaching is based on delivery of information vs. Teaching is based on engagement of students

Teaching is based on delivery of information Teaching is based on engagement of students
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