How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories Behind Effective College Teaching
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About the Author
Joshua Eyler is the director of the Center for Teaching Excellence and adjunct associate professor of humanities at Rice University. He has a PhD in medieval studies from the University of Connecticut and has published on a range of topics, including evidence-based pedagogy, technology in the classroom, and disability studies.
Inside Higher Ed
"Joshua R. Eyler, who directs the Rice University Center for Teaching Excellence, has done all teachers--and all people curious about learning--a major service with this book."
"Unique and compelling. Eyler brings lyrical prose and a truly fresh perspective to problems that have stubbornly persisted."
Michelle D. Miller, author of Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology
"A warm, humane little book--a scientifically informed reminder that even in college, students and teachers are really driven by emotion, anxiety, curiosity, and care."
Daniel F. Chambliss, coauthor of How College Works
"A splendid repository of ways to rethink how we teach college."
Los Angeles Review of Books