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ERIC Number: EJ778309
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-8756-7555
A Faculty Interdisciplinary Institute as Liberator from Stifling Disciplinary Mythology
Weld, Jeffrey; Trainer, Jill
College Teaching, v55 n4 p157-163 Fall 2007
An interdisciplinary professional development initiative targeted faculty teaching undergraduate liberal arts courses with the goal of enhancing the critical-thinking skills of learners. The authors emphasize innovative teaching strategies and educational technology. Results indicate that the institute promoted the adoption of learner-centered interdisciplinary strategies and the integration of technology in the courses of participants and established a faculty community for the sustenance of innovation. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, Muscatine, IA.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A