"Workers today will need technological, educational and critical skills for efficient teamwork, effective communication and strategies so to develop a healthy working environment” (Schmidt et al., 1995).
One can only have good job when he or she has sufficient knowledge of work, but unfortunately here is the United States more than half of the students leave their high school lacking the basic knowledge essential for jobs (Secretarys Commission, 1991). The real dilemma lies in the fact that neither academic nor vocational education train students with necessary skills that are needed for their post-secondary education or their high income employment (National Information Center, 1996b). This highlights the need of student centered learning that is based on the willingness of the student to learn amalgamated with the modern technology.
As we know that Student centered learning is a set of methodologies of teaching that primarily concentrates on the interest of the students, instead of those who are involved in the teaching processes like administrators and teachers. This technique has numerous ramifications for not only re-shaping the syllabus, but also to the content and the intuitiveness of courses. This system is paying attention on the interests, abilities, and learning styles of students and portraying the role of teachers as a facilitator of learning and is in contrast with the traditional educational system where learning is imparted forcefully irrespective of the student’s engrossment.
We all are also well aware of the fact that student centered learning facilitates collaboration and customization in which educators work with their students and students also learn to manage team work. It opens the windows to critical thinking in which students learn the way of finding effective content and to distinguish between reliable and non-reliable sources. Student centered learning basically imparts ...Show more