Learning from Change: Landmarks in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from "Change" Magazine 1969-1999
By: Deborah DeZure (editor), Theodore J. Marchese (foreword_author)Paperback
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In this important collection, Deborah DeZure and a panel of contributing editors have selected the landmark articles on teaching and learning in higher education published in "Change" from its inception to the present. Since its launch in 1969, "Change" magazine has been the bellwether of higher education. It has framed the key issues confronting the academy, attracted the best minds, and shaped the debate. Through the articles and incisive commentaries we follow the controversies, witness the reception of innovations, and trace the threads of continuity of the past thirty years. What emerges is both an indispensable set of perspectives and a rich resource of models and ideas. These articles demonstrate the vitality and relevance of the voices from the past. They offer valuable insights and inspiration as we plan for the future, and consider how to foster effective teaching and learning environments. Organized by topic, the articles in each section are introduced by a recognized authority. Deborah DeZure's "Introduction and Conclusion" offer both the context and an analysis of trends.
This compelling book constitutes both fascinating reading and an important compass for administrators in higher education, directors of faculty development, and deans, department chairs and faculty engaged in leadership roles in the academy. It is an invaluable introduction and survey for anyone who wants to familiarize him or herself with the issues and trends.
Deborah DeZure is Director of Faculty and Organizational Development and Sr. Advisor to the Provost at Michigan State University. She has published widely in such periodicals as Academe, Change, and The AAHE Bulletin and is active as a consultant, workshop presenter, and keynote speaker. She is a Contributing Editor of Change and Senior Fellow at AAC&U
Contributing Editors and Sections; Pat Hutchings; Promoting a Culture of Teaching and Learning; K. Patricia Cross; Students; Portraits of Students-A Gallery Tour; Jerry G. Gaff; Curriculum; Zelda F. Gamson; The Origins of Contemporary Learning Communities; Residential colleges, Experimental Colleges, and Living-Learning Communities; Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr.; Work Service and Community Connections; Wilbert J. McKeachie; Philosophy, Psychology, and Methods of Teaching; James Wilkinson; Visiting Across the Disciplines; Change and the National Teaching Project; Daniel Goroff; Science Education Reform; Getting Out the Word; Joan S. Stark and Malcolm A. Lowther; Professional, Graduate and Teacher Education; Criticism and Reform; Barbara D. Wright; Assessing Student Learning; Peter Seldin; Evaluating College Teaching; Myth and Reality; Diane Gillespie; Teacher Narratives; Kenneth C. Green; Media and Technology; Plus ca change.
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