eBook Cases on Quality Teaching Practices in Higher Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466636629
  • ISBN-13: 9781466636620
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 454 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Although educators continue to face the issue of maintaining quality teaching practices, academic managers and educational developers face significant challenges when changing in higher education teaching strategies. Cases on Quality Teaching Practices in Higher Education presents international case studies of individual approaches and institutional examples to benefitĀ  teachers at the individual level as well as institutional leaders involved in change. This publication is suitable for both undergraduate and graduate level courses in education related best practices in pedagogy, innovation in the use of technology, and the future direction of universities in the advancement of teaching practices.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Introduction and Background Research.
2: Perceptions and Approaches to Teaching of Award-Winning Teachers at Research Intensive Universities Internationally.
3: Quality Teaching Quality Learning.
4: Case Studies from Award Winning Teachers.
5: Quality Teaching in the Social Sciences.
6: Life at the Research-Teaching Nexus: The Role of Design.
7: Using Technology in Learning and Teaching: Making the Right Choices Involves Understanding the Problems to be Solved.
8: Applying Technology in a Classroom Setting, where Procedural Learning is the Focus.
9: White Coat Warm heART.
10: Mindfulness to Enhance Teaching and Learning.
11: Research-Inspired Teaching and Teaching-Inspired Research.
12: Inquiring Minds in Undergraduate Instruction: An Expression of the Teaching-Research Nexus.
13: Institutional Case Studies that Support Excellence in Teaching.
14: 3M Fellows Making a Mark in Canadian Higher Education.
15: Fostering Scholarly Approaches to Peer Review of Teaching in a Research-Intensive University.
16: Developing Scholarly Teaching at a Research University: Using Learning Communities to Build Capacity for Change.
17: Motivating Teaching Excellence: Lessons from U.S. Teaching Awards.
18: Changing Culture: Developing a Framework for Leadership Capacity Development.
19: Getting the Context Right for Quality Teaching and Learning.
20: Achieving Excellence in Teaching: A Case Study in Embedding Professional Development for Teaching within a Research-Intensive University.
21: Pedagogical Action Research: Enhancing Learning and Teaching through a Community of Practice.
22: The Single Most Consequential Thing We Do in Universities: A Case Study in Teaching Assessment to New Academics.
23: Reflections on the Role of Self-Paced, Online Resources in Higher Education or How YouTube is Teaching Me How to Knit.
24: Defining University Teaching Excellence in a Globalized Profession.
25: Assembling the Global University: Networks, Interdisciplinarity, and Institutional Change.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.