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Carpenter, Scott D.; Kaufman, Helena; Torp, Malene – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
"Integrating Worlds" demonstrates how high-quality off-campus study epitomizes integrative learning, both supporting and enhancing the entire undergraduate experience. While off-campus study (both study abroad or study away) occupies a marginal position on most campuses, it has the almost unique capacity to bring together a high…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, College Programs, Integrated Activities
Salmons, Janet – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
Students who know how to collaborate successfully in the classroom will be better prepared for professional success in a world where we are expected to work well with others. Students learn collaboratively, and acquire the skills needed to organize and complete collaborative work, when they participate in thoughtfully-designed learning activities.…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Learning Activities, Electronic Learning, Taxonomy
Simonson, Shawn R., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) is a pedagogy that is based on research on how people learn and has been shown to lead to better student outcomes in many contexts and in a variety of academic disciplines. Beyond facilitating students' mastery of a discipline, it promotes vital educational outcomes such as communication skills and…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning
Schwartz, Harriet L. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
At a time when many aspects of the faculty role are in question, Harriet Schwartz, the author of "Connected Teaching," argues that the role of teachers is as important as ever and is evolving profoundly. She believes the relationships faculty have with individual students and with classes and cohorts are the essential driver of teaching…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Power Structure
Sandmann, Lorilee R., Ed.; Jones, Diann O., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
Community engagement has evolved as a respected field and now occupies a seat at the academic table. In the past, this work had often been relegated to the institutional fringes of higher education, its practitioners marginalized, and the work often portrayed as service, not scholarly. Today, higher education community engagement is a dynamic and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Community Relationship, Universities, Community Involvement
Winkelmes, Mary-Ann, Ed.; Boye, Allison, Ed.; Tapp, Suzanne, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
This book offers a comprehensive guide to the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework that has convincingly demonstrated that implementation increases retention and improved outcomes for all students. Its premise is simple: to make learning processes explicit and equitably accessible for all students. Transparent instruction…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Design, Skill Development
Chun, Edna; Evans, Alvin – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
Implementing systematic diversity transformation requires embracing all aspects of diversity--gender, sexual orientation, disability, gender identification, and other salient characteristics of difference--as well as race and ethnicity. This book lays out a framework for systematic and sustained diversity process that first recognizes that too…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Audits (Verification), Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education
Brewer, Elizabeth, Ed.; Ogden, Anthony C., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
This volume focuses on two questions. First, how can education abroad be embedded into undergraduate education so that students experience it as an integral component of their education and something they help shape, rather than as time away from their education and as a commodity to be consumed? Second, how can colleges and universities maximize…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Integrated Activities, Educational Experience
Fashant, Zala; Ross, Stewart; Russell, Linda; LaPlant, Karen; Jacobson, Jake; Hutchinson, Sheri – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
Designing courses to deliver effective teaching and significant learning is the best way to set students up for success, and this book guides readers through the process. The authors have worked with faculty world-wide, and share the stories of how faculty have transformed courses from theory to practice. They start with Dee Fink's foundation of…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Dennen, Vanessa – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
How can social media help transform a student's learning experience and promote active engagement with learning content and peers? "Social Media for Active Learning" helps instructors achieve this goal. Many people use social media in their everyday lives, seeking information and informal learning opportunities via their online networks.…
Descriptors: Social Media, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Learning Experience
Blumberg, Phyllis – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
This is a substantially expanded and enhanced revision of Phyllis Blumberg's acclaimed and bestselling book, "Developing Learner-Centered Teaching: A Practical Guide for Faculty" (Jossey-Bass, 2009). This easy to follow how-to-guide provides faculty with both a thorough introduction to this evidence-based approach to teaching and…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Academic Standards
Hundley, Stephen P., Ed.; Kahn, Susan, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
"Trends in Assessment" provides readers with a survey of the state-of-the-art of the enduring assessment concepts and approaches developed over the past twenty-five years, and includes chapters by acknowledged experts who describe how emerging assessment trends and ideas apply to their programs and pedagogies, covering: (1) Community…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Educational Assessment, Higher Education, State of the Art Reviews
Gagliardi, Jonathan S., Ed.; Parnell, Amelia, Ed.; Carpenter-Hubin, Julia, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
In this era of "Big Data," institutions of higher education are challenged to make the most of the information they have to improve student learning outcomes, close equity gaps, keep costs down, and address the economic needs of the communities they serve at the local, regional, and national levels. This book helps readers understand and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
Eckel, Peter D.; Trower, Cathy A. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
This series of essays written for trustees and administrative leaders of universities and colleges draws on the authors' extensive consulting experience, research into the dynamics of boards, and service as trustees, to focus on practical insights that will help readers improve governance. The authors have contributed a series of essays on…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Governance, Educational Administration, Higher Education
Linder, Kathryn E., Ed.; Hayes, Chrysanthemum Mattison, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
This volume offers the first comprehensive guide to how high-impact practices (HIPs) are being implemented in online environments and how they can be adjusted to meet the needs of online learners. This multi-disciplinary approach will assist faculty and administrators to effectively implement HIPs in distance education courses and online programs.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Technology Uses in Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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