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Shifting from an Instruction to a Learning Paradigm

I’ve been reading multiple threads on my POD listserv about how to define lifelong learning and shifting from an instruction to a learning paradigm. Alan Bender from Indiana University, Bloomington offered a great resource – Randy Tagg’s book, The Learning Paradigm College. Bender lists Tagg’s “Five Characteristics of a Learning Paradigm College” from the book: … Continue reading

John Tagg’s “The Learning Paradigm College”

In a recent POD listserv post, Alan Bender at University of Indiana, Bloomington recommends a Jossey-bass publication, The Learning Paradigm College by John Tagg. Bender summarizes Tagg’s focus on exposing the difficulty in “viewing education from other than an “Instruction Paradigm” (that focuses on delivering content, grades, credit hours, and degrees).” He also inquires about other … Continue reading


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