How to Become a Learner-Centered Teacher

  • Kristen N. HaywardEmail author


This chapter introduces the concept of learner-centered medical education with an emphasis on strategies that promote effective learner-centered experiences. After a brief review of learning theory important to lifelong learning development, we will explore some specific teaching tools and practical resources to implement learner-centered behavior and attitudes in day-to-day clinical teaching.


Learner-centered Adult learning Learning continuum One-Minute Learner Learner development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Rheumatology, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Washington School of MedicineSeattleUSA

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