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How (and Why) to Design Student-Centered Learning Experiences

Designing a curriculum, course site, or overall learning experience for your students takes time, thought and energy – so how can you be sure you’re prioritizing the correct things? Hear from NYU’s Usability Lab, which has spoken to thousands of NYU students about their expectations and preferences, and from faculty who have adapted their classes after learning how to design student-centered learning experiences. We’ll discuss how to understand the types of learners in your classroom, key patterns the Lab has distilled from many studies conducted over the years, as well as why it’s important to take a student-first approach to learning experience design. Faculty will offer insight into the process, and best practices for implementing the lessons learned.