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Creating significant learning experiences : an integrated approach to designing college courses

Author: L Dee Fink
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2003.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Creating Significant Learning Experiences also offers valuable recommendations on what various organizations in higher education can do to more effectively support better teaching. Based on the six key needs of faculty interested in changing the way they teach, Fink identifies several specific actions for decision makers in colleges and universities, accrediting agencies, funding agencies, journals on teaching, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L Dee Fink
ISBN: 0787960551 9780787960551
OCLC Number: 51009305
Description: xviii, 295 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Creating significant learning experiences --
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 A: Planning your course: a decision guide --
Appendix B: Suggested readings.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: L. Dee Fink.
Local System Bib Number:
ocm51009305

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Offers a look at learning as it both explores the meaning of significant and higher level learning and provides practical tools for assessing and redesigning course content.  Read more...
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"This book...inspires faculty members to undertake a new direction in college teaching." (Exchanges, 6/28/2004) "Overall, this is an exciting and important book. This is a five star book." (Teachers Read more...

 
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