For information on research-based and evidence-based approaches that put the student as the main focus, rather than the instructor to improve understanding. A place to share specific techniques that improve student engagement.
The Information Processing Model
In the TED Talk Let's Teach for Mastery--Not Test Scores educator Sal Khan shares his plan to help students master concepts at their own pace.
Lecturing is the primary teaching technique used by many University faculty. For centuries professors had to lecture, because of the lack of books and resources. Today there is much more access to information on all topics,
Learner-Centered Teaching Techniques
In plant breeding education, it is not only important to help students understand the content, but develop problem-solving skills. This will help students apply what they learned when they enter the workforce.