ERIC Number: ED456707
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
The Enquiring University Teacher.
This book is a guide to an approach to professional development in which one's own teaching is a field of inquiry. The book explores the nature of the university teacher's inquiry and the importance of questioning personal and intellectual values in university teaching. The chapters are: (1) "Introduction to the Enquiry"; (2) "The Relationship between Teaching and Research"; (3) "Learning about Learning"; (4) "A Pedagogical Theory?"; (5) "Academic as Student"; (6) "Writing to (Re)discover a Love of Learning"; (7) "Reflections on a Story"; (8) "Exploring Values in Teaching"; and (9) "What's To Be Done?" (Contains 116 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inquiry, Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Values
Open University Press, 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (paperback: ISBN-0-335-20507-0, 19.99 British pounds; hardback: ISBN-0-335-20508-9, 60 British pounds). Web site: http://www.openup.co.uk.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom