Synopses & Reviews
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.
"The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is a fine resource, solidly recommended." --Midwest Book Review, April 2011
"[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." --Journal of Higher Education Indiana University Press
"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." --Research and Creative Activity / RUGS
About the Author
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).
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List of Contributors
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