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Finding the why : personalizing learning in higher education

Author: Margit Misangyi Watts
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2016] ©2016
Series: New directions for teaching and learning, no. 145.
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"This volume of New Directions for Teaching and Learning addresses how we might help students find the 'why' of their educational endeavors. This volume draws on the perspectives of seasoned scholars from around the country who consider the low retention rates and lack of engagement in many students"--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margit Misangyi Watts
ISBN: 9781119254188 1119254183
OCLC Number: 929586191
Notes: "Spring 2016."
Description: 101 pages : illustrations : 23 cm.
Contents: Personalizing learning / margit misangyi watts --
Educational success and surrounding culture / Garrison Walters --
Integrative learning: making liberal education purposeful, personal, and practical / Ann S. Ferren, Chad B. Anderson --
Project-based learning in colleges of business: is it enough to develop educated graduates? / Penny Pence Smith, Lindsey A. Gibson --
Making learning meaningful: engaging students in ways that matter to them / George D. Kuh --
Challenging the first year of college: old models and new imperatives / Shala A. Mills, George L. Mehaffy --
After the doors opened: asking why at a new community college / Scott Evenbeck, Linda E. Merians --
The undergraduate learning community: a bridge to understanding why / Stephen J. Romanoff --
Why higher education: lessons learned in a learner-centered college / Sandford C. Shugart --
Concluding remarks / margit misangyi watts.
Series Title: New directions for teaching and learning, no. 145.
Responsibility: Margit Misangyi Watts, editor.
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