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Description - Inquiry into the College Classroom by Paul Savory

An essential companion for university faculty interested in conducting scholarly inquiry into their classroom teaching, this practical guide presents a formal model for making visible the careful, difficult, and intentional scholarly work entailed in exploring a teaching question. As a how-to guide, this is an invaluable resource for planning and conducting classroom research-formulating questions and hypotheses, defining a data collection methodology, collecting data, measuring the impact, and documenting the results. Inquiry Into the College Classroom is filled with richly illustrative examples that highlight how university faculty from a range of academic disciplines have performed scholarly inquiries into their teaching and leads faculty on a journey that includes: * Developing a formal model for structuring the exploration of a classroom inquiry question* Providing a practical and useful guide for faculty interested in exploring teaching and learning challenges* Detailing faculty experiences in measuring specific changes in student learning or perspectives* Demonstrating how to document classroom inquiry in a form to be shared, used, and reviewed by other faculty* Sharing useful and practical suggestions for getting started with a classroom inquiry* Highlighting different models for disseminating classroom inquiry work* Linking classroom inquiry to larger conversations about the scholarship of teaching and learning

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933371252
ISBN-10: 1933371250
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 154mm x 13mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Anker Publishing Co
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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