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Designing courses for significant learning : voices of experience

Author: L Dee Fink; Arletta Knight Fink
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 2009.
Series: New directions for teaching and learning, no. 119.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Higher education today is being called upon to deliver a new and more powerful kind of education, one that prepares students to be more engaged citizens, better equipped to solve complex problems at work and better prepared to lead meaningful lives individually. To respond to this call, teachers in colleges and universities need to design more powerful kinds of learning into their courses. This issue contains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L Dee Fink; Arletta Knight Fink
ISBN: 9780470554807 0470554800
OCLC Number: 368015137
Notes: "Fall 2009."
Description: 119 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Shoeboxes and taxes : integrated course design unleashes new creativity for a veteran teacher / Marsha M. Huber --
Bringing language to life in second-year Spanish / Debra Dimon Davis --
More significant and intentional learning in the economics classroom / Laurence Miners, Kathryn Nantz --
Inspiration and intellect : significant learning in musical forms and analysis / Bruce C. Kelley --
Using Fink's integrated course design : how a book changed our students' learning, our university, and ourselves / Carolyn R. Fallahi [and others] --
Using integrated course design to build student communities of practice in a hybrid course / Harriet R. Fayne --
Integrating big questions with real world applications : gradual redesign in philosophy and art history / Marice Rose, Roben Torosyan --
Integrated design of a virology course develops lifelong learners / Joseph C. Mester --
An "extreme makeover" of a course in special education / Joan M. Nicoll-Senft --
Sooner City : reflections on a curriculum reform project / Randall L. Kolar, David A. Sabatini, K.K. Muraleetharan --
Still learning / L. Dee Fink --
Lessons we can learn from the voices of experience / Arletta Knight Fink, L. Dee Fink.
Series Title: New directions for teaching and learning, no. 119.
Responsibility: L. Dee Fink, Arletta Knight Fink, editors.

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Advisors who teach a course, or use an advising syllabus, will find Designing courses for significant learning to be essential. Fink's 2003 book, Creating Significant Learning Experiences introduced Read more...

 
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