ERIC Number: ED394408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Theories of Learning: Teaching for Understanding and Creativity. Selected Papers from the Annual Conference of the Institute for the Study of Postsecondary Pedagogy (4th).
Kelder, Richard, Ed.
This book presents 24 papers dealing with learning theory and its application at the postsecondary level, many stemming from the ideas of Robert Sternberg and Howard Gardner. Articles include: (1) "Introduction" (Richard Kelder); (2) "Teaching Variability in Problem Solving" (Patricia D. Stokes); (3) "Cognitive Theory and Teaching Critical Thinking: The Lawyer's Approach to Postsecondary Education" (Stephen Schoeman); (4) "Is There a Fit Between Critical Thinking Theory and Cognitive Theory" (William R. Brown); (5) "Assessing Assessment" (Judith Entes and Richard L. Larson); (6) "Wrestling With Angels" (Gayle Whittier); (7) "Food For Thought: Writing and the Domain Beyond the Cognitive" (Alice G. Brand); (8) "Crossing Academic and Social Boundaries Through Technology" (Marcia Birken and Anne C. Coon); (9) "Multimedia Instruction: One Solution to the Development of Diverse Learning Environments" (Jeanne Buckley); (10) "Liberal Education and the Implicit Curriculum: Faculty Response and Responsibilities" (Dana S. Dunn, et. al.); (11) "A Student-Centered Pedagogy: Collaborative Learning, Assessment, and Retention" (Carol Ann Dalto et al.); (12) "Reconfiguring Knowledge Relations: A Department's Self-Study Project" (Mark Zuss); (13) "Assessment of Mathematical Problem Solving: Strategies for Teachers" (Elaine Kolitch and Elaine Hofstetter); (14) "Portfolios: Emerging Voices" (Harriet Fayne and Nancy Woodson); (15) "Gateway Psychology at Rutgers: Addressing Retention in a Content Course" (Gary M. Parilis et al.); (16) "Innovations in Group Modes for Adult College Students" (Miriam Tatzel); (17) "Inner Visions/Outer Visions" (Nancy King); (18) "Ways of Knowing in Education and Diverse Learning Styles" (Maxine Morrin); (19) "The Artistic Process: A Model for Teaching and Learning" (Kristin Rauch); (20) "Learning About Thinking by Thinking About 'Art'" (Stephen W. Shipps); (21) "Masks and Maskmaking: Reading and Writing. A Kinesthetic, Learner-Centered Approach for High-Risk Students" (Emma Zevik); (22) "Less is More: Applying Caleb Gattegno's "Words in Color" to Language and Literacy Learning on the College Level" (Bill Bernhardt et al.); (23) "Cultivating Multiple Intelligences Through 'The Living Journal'" (Christian Koontz); and (24) "Creativity Enhances Learning in College Classes: The Importance of Artists and Poets" (Ronald R. Cromwell). (Individual chapters contain references.) (NAV)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Art Appreciation, Creative Teaching, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Evaluation, General Education, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Instruction, Journal Writing, Lawyers, Learning Theories, Mathematical Logic, Multimedia Instruction, Portfolio Assessment, Problem Solving, Reading Skills, Retention (Psychology), Student Centered Curriculum, Technology Transfer, Writing Strategies
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, New Paltz. Inst. for the Study of Postsecondary Pedagogy.