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Title:
Creating significant learning experiences : an integrated approach to designing college courses / L. Dee Fink.
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Uniform title:
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition:
Rev. and updated edition.
Imprint:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2013.
Description:
xviii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN:
9781118124253
1118124251
Subject(s):
Series:
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Document number:
EDU029000 bisacsh
Summary:
"In this thoroughly updated edition of L. Dee Fink's bestselling classic, he discusses new research on how people learn, active learning, and the effectiveness of his popular model adds more examples from online teaching; and further focuses on the impact of student engagement on student learning. The book explores the changes in higher education nationally and internationally since the publication of the previous edition, includes additional procedures for integrating one's course, and adds strategies for dealing with student resistance to innovative teaching. This edition continues to provide conceptual and procedural tools that are invaluable for all teachers when designing instruction. It shows how to use a taxonomy of significant learning and systematically combine the best research-based practices for learning-centered teaching with a teaching strategy in a way that results in powerful learning experiences for students. Acquiring a deeper understanding of the design process will empower teachers to creatively design courses that will result in significant learning for students"--
Bibliography, etc. note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted contents note
Creating significant learning experiences : the key to quality in educational programs
A taxonomy of significant learning
Designing significant learning experiences I : getting started
Designing significant learning experiences II : shaping the learning experience
Changing the way we teach
Better organizational support for faculty
The human significance of good teaching and learning
Appendix : Planning your course: a decision guide.
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Olin College Library LB2331 .F495 2013 Library Shelves - BOOK on loan 2018-07-04


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