ERIC Number: ED476395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings from the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Strand. NCA 2001 Summer Conference: Engaging 21st Century Communication Students.
Darling, Ann L.; Wulff, Donald H.
This Proceedings from the NCA 2001 Summer Conference deals with the conference's Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Strand. According to the Proceedings, a scholarship of teaching is described as having four central themes: being public; open to critique and evaluation; in a form that others can build upon; and that involves question-asking, inquiry and investigation, particularly around issues of student learning. The Proceedings states that a scholarship of teaching is not synonymous with excellent teaching. It further states that it requires faculty to frame and systematically investigate questions related to student learning, the conditions under which it occurs, what it looks like, how to deepen it and so forth--and to do so with an eye not only to improving their own classroom but to advancing practice beyond it. The Proceedings first conveys information about teaching from several professional organizations, discussing the higher education component and the K-12 component. The Proceedings is divided into these parts: I. Sharing Best Practices; II. FAQs and Developing Guiding Principles; and III. Refining Guiding Principles and Recommending Action. The FAQs section collects 26 questions generated by strand participants and provides answers for many of them. Attached to the Proceedings are these articles: "2001-2002 Pew Carnegie Scholars in Communication: Project Descriptions" (Barbara Gayle); and "Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Examples from Other Disciplines" (Randy Bass; Dan Bernstein; William Cutler; T. Mills Kelly; Kathleen Perkins; Margaret A. Syverson). (Contains 14 references.) (NKA)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Scholarship, Speech Communication, Teaching (Occupation)
For full text: http://www.natcom.org/Instruction/summerconf/summerconf.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Communication Association, Annandale, VA.