- xii, 320 pages ; 23 cm
- Additional Authors
- Chin, Jeffrey C.Kozimor-King, Michele,
- Contents: Introduction / Michele Kozimor-King and Jeffrey Chin -- The science of learning in a social science context / Melinda Messineo -- Pedagogical techniques for creating a community of inquiry in online learning environments / Andrea N. Hunt -- Co-teaching : risks and rewards / Renee Monson and Kristy Kenyon -- A collaborative affair : connecting students with the community through research / Barbara Prince and Michele Kozimor-King -- Strategies and resources for internationalizing the curriculum / Christine Oakley -- Flipping out : understanding the effects of a general education flipped classroom on student success / Craig Douglas Albert, Stacie K. Pettit and Christopher Terry -- Reaching and teaching "non-traditional" students in community colleges and beyond / Sara Parker -- Addressing learner variability on campus through universal design for learning / Shannon Haley-Mize -- Without apology : reclaiming the lecture / Diane L. Pike -- Scribes in the classroom : effectively using powerpoint to enhance the classroom experience / Monica R. Sylvia and Brenda J. Kirby -- Discussion in the social science classroom / Jay Howard -- Facilitating learning and leadership in student team projects / Dennis O'Connor -- Courting controversy and allowing for awkward : strategies for teaching difficult topics / Mari Plikuhn -- Becoming a culturally inclusive educator / Dena R. Samuels -- The value of games and simulations in the social sciences / Amanda Rosen -- Putting the student at the center : contemplative practices as classroom pedagogy / Tracey Wenger Sadd -- Student reading compliance and learning in the social sciences / Jay R. Howard -- Cultivating engagement and deepening understanding while leaving the textbook behind / Robin G. Isserles -- (Re-)creating your course : backward design and assessment / Melinda Messineo -- "Am i grading consistently and effectively?" : developing and using rubrics / Shirley Jackson -- Defining and implementing the scholarship of teaching and learning / Jeff Chin.Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: "Learning from Each Other includes 20 original chapters written by well-known experts in the field of teaching and learning. Conceived for both new and experienced faculty at community colleges, four-year institutions, and research-intensive universities, the volume also addresses the interests of faculty and graduate students in programs designed to prepare future faculty and campus individuals responsible for faculty professional development. With the aim of cultivating engagement amongst students and deepening their understanding of the content, topics covered in this edited volume include: employing the science of learning in a social science context understanding the effects of a flipped classroom on student success pedagogical techniques to create a community of inquiry in online learning environments the risks and rewards of co-teaching reaching and teaching "non-traditional" students facilitating learning and leadership in student team projects connecting students with the community through research issues of assessment, including backward design, developing and using rubrics, and defining and implementing the scholarship of teaching and learning Through Learning from Each Other, all faculty who care about their teaching, but especially faculty in the social sciences, can successfully employ curricular innovations, classroom techniques, and advances in assessment to create better learning environments for their students"--Provided by publisher.