The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education : Contributions of Research Universities

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This anthology presents the best papers delivered at three conferences sponsored by the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning program at Indiana University Bloomington. The SOTL program is a systematic research and research-based program aimed at deepening and broadening the foundation of teaching practice and generating new forms of knowledge through new forms of research-forms that often focus on IU's own pedagogical practices.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 50 figures, 1 index
  • 0253222907
  • 9780253222909

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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is a fine resource, solidly recommended. April 2011 * Midwest Book Review * Drawn from the four-year Scholarship of Teaching and Learning program at Indiana University, the 12 articles in this collection illustrate the contributions that research universities make to pedagogical advances in higher education.Spring 2005 * Research & Creative Activity / RUGS * [This] book contributes significantly to the national discussion of teaching and learning in higher education, and it reflects well on the commitment of Indiana University and other research institutions to improve student learning through leadership and the support of scholarly research.Vol. 77.2 March/April 2006 -- James J. F. Forest * U.S. Military academy *show more

About William E Becker

William E. Becker is Professor of Economics at Indiana University Bloomington and Adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of South Australia. He is author of several books and editor of the Journal of Economic Education. Moya L. Andrews is Professor Emerita of Speech and Hearing Sciences, former Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and former Dean of the Faculties at Indiana University Bloomington. A master gardener, she is author of Perennials Short and Tall: A Seasonal Progression of Flowers for Your Garden (IUP, 2008).show more

Table of contents

Figures and TablesList of ContributorsPreface 1. Visions of the Possible: Models for Campus Support of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Lee S. Shulman 2. Transforming Students into Historical Researchers:A Photographic Historian's Perspective Claude Cookman 3. The Stone Age in the Information Age: Helping Undergraduates Think like Archaeologists Jeanne Sept 4. Studies of Teaching and Learning in the Context of One-on-One Interactions: A Clinical Perspective Moya L. Andrews 5. Bringing Contemporary Quantitative Methods into the Undergraduate Computer Classroom William E. Becker and William H. Greene 6. The Research-Teaching-Research Cycle: One Biologist's Experience Craig E. Nelson7. The Three Faces of SOTL: The Contribution of the Summer Freshman Institute Project to Service, Teaching and Research Bernice A. Pescosolido, Jeni Loftus, Stacy Scherr, Laura Fingerson, Kathryn Gold Hadley, Jenny Stuber and Paul Ruggerio Namaste 8. The Contributions of the Research University to Assessment and Innovation in Undergraduate Education George D. Kuh 9. "In My Class? No.": Professors' Accounts of Grade Inflation Janice McCabe and Brian Powell 10. Educational Assessment and Underlying Models of Cognition Lei Bao and Edward F. Redish 11. A Critique of the Quantitative Research on Teaching: Which Methods Work William E. Becker 12. The Mathematics Throughout the Curriculum Project Daniel P. Maki, Marc Frantz, and Bart S. Ng Indexshow more