Maryellen Weimer
Pennsylvania State University
Higher educationTeaching and learning centerPsychologyPedagogyTeaching method
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#1Jennifer H. Waldeck (Chapman University)H-Index: 10
#2Maryellen Weimer (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 18
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#1Jay R. HowardH-Index: 12
#2Maryellen WeimerH-Index: 18
Foreword ix Acknowledgments xiii Preface xv About the Author xix 1. Introduction: Why Bother with Classroom Discussion? 1 2. Is Anyone Really Paying Attention? 15 3. The Challenge of Dominant Talkers 47 4. Students Differing Definitions of the Classroom 79 5. Making Online Discussion Work 105 6. To Grade or Not to Grade? And Other Conundrums 141 Afterword 165 References 171 Index 191
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#1Alison Cook-SatherH-Index: 26
#2Catherine BovillH-Index: 12
Last. Maryellen WeimerH-Index: 18
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Preface ix Acknowledgments xxv About the Authors xxvii 1. What Are Student-Faculty Partnerships? Our Guiding Principles and Definition 1 2. Preliminary Questions about Student-Faculty Partnerships 15 3. Partnerships with Students Examples from Individual Faculty 27 4. Program-Level Approaches to Student-Faculty Partnerships 59 5. Outcomes of Student-Faculty Partnerships Support from Research Literature and Outcomes for Faculty and Students 97 6. The Challenges of Student-Faculty Partnerships 133...
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#1Phyllis BlumbergH-Index: 6
#2Maryellen WeimerH-Index: 18
Preface ix The Author xiii 1 Growing Your Teaching Effectiveness: An Overview 1 PART 1 A TEACHING MODEL THAT PROMOTES BETTER LEARNING 15 2 Beliefs Leading to Better Teaching 15 3 Essential Aspects of Effective Teaching 29 4 Documenting Critical Self-Refl ection of Teaching 49 5 Evidence-Based Approaches to Enhance Teaching 65 6 Finding and Using Literature to Promote Better Teaching 83 PART 2 A MODEL TO ASSESS TEACHING TO PROMOTE BETTER LEARNING 97 7 Principles of Assessing Teaching 97 8 Model f...
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Preface to the Second Edition vii Acknowledgments xiii The Author xiv PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF THE LEARNER-CENTERED APPROACH 1 1. Learner-Centered Teaching: Roots and Origins 3 2. Research: Evidence That Learner-Centered Approaches Work 28 PART TWO: THE FIVE KEY CHANGES TO PRACTICE 57 3. The Role of the Teacher 59 4. The Balance of Power 88 5. The Function of Content 114 6. The Responsibility for Learning 143 7. The Purpose and Processes of Evaluation 168 PART THREE: IMPLEMENTING THE LEARNER-CEN...
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#1Thomas A. LitzingerH-Index: 30
#2Lisa R. Lattuca (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 19
Last. Ken Yasuhara (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 13
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Contributors Michael Alley, The Pennsylvania State University; Cindy Atman, University of Washington; David DiBiasio, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Cindy Finelli, University of Michigan; Heidi Diefes-Dux, Purdue University; Anette Kolmos, Aalborg University; Donna Riley, Smith College; Sheri Sheppard, Stanford University; Maryellen Weimer, The Pennsylvania State University; Ken Yasuhara, University of Washington Background Although engineering education has evolved in ways that improve the re...
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#1Maryellen WeimerH-Index: 18
Preface. About the Author. 1. Principles for the Professional Growth of College Teachers. 2. Reflection for Growth and Change. 3. Rewriting the End-of-Course Ratings Story. 4. Feedback for Teachers That Improves Learning for Students. 5. Colleagues as Collaborators. 6. Implementing Change Successfully. 7. New Faculty: Beliefs That Prevent and Promote Growth. 8. Maintaining Instructional Vitality: The Midcareer Challenge. 9. The Journey Continues: Senior Faculty. 10. Conclusion. References. Index...
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#1Phyllis BlumbergH-Index: 6
#2Maryellen WeimerH-Index: 18
Foreword by Maryellen Weimer. List of Tables, Exhibits, and Boxes. Preface. Acknowledgments. The Author. Part I. TRANSFORMING TEACHING TO BE MORE LEARNER-CENTERED. 1. Introduction. 2. Understanding the Rubrics. 3. Tools for Facilitating Change and Assessment. Part II. THE FIVE DIMENSIONS OF LEARNER-CENTERED TEACHING. 4. The Function of Content. 5. The Role of the Instructor. 6. The Responsibility for Learning. 7. The Purposes and Processes Of Assessment. 8. The Balance of Power. Part III. DISCUS...
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Excerpt: In this short invited essay I want to raise some concerns about positioning scholarship on teaching and learning within the disciplines. As this journal and others attest, not all pedagogical work is located there, but with the recent interest in scholarly work on teaching and learning there has been an accompanying move to more firmly wed pedagogical scholarship to the disciplines (Healey 2000). I’d like to begin with what is lost when the preference is for pedagogical scholarship owne...
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