Interactive Student Centered Learning: A Cooperative Approach to Learning concentrates on Student Centered Learning (SCL) which encompasses Active Learning (AL), Cooperative Learning (COL), Collaborative Learning (COLL), and occasionally Constructivism Learning (CONS) teaching methodologies. This book delves into a review of the theories of learning, providing insight into current research regarding how students learn as well as a review of traditional, teacher-centered learning and teaching theories. This book also includes three interactive student centered learning segments; a review of the process, an instructional development process, and an organizational curriculum for educators to utilize an (I/SCL) program. The handbook in the appendices provides teachers with kwledge and information on how to develop an (ISCL) curriculum for teaching students effectively in almost all subjects at the secondary and college level.
Edward Spooner began his teaching career at the secondary level as a U.S. History, World History, and Public Speaking teacher, as well as coaching volleyball. He graduated from San Diego State University in 1960 with a BA in Social Studies and in 1963 with a MA in Education, a MA in History from Sonoma State University and a MA in Physical Education from Wichita State University.