Explores the process of creating open, student-centered discourse in your classes. Learn about different types of questions, responses, and follow-up moves that are associated with both open and closed discourse. Identify open and closed discourse opportunities by examining an entire unit of instruction, and by looking closely at three distinct types of discussions—framing, conceptual, and application. Learn specific discourse moves, the patterns of discussion, and the types of accountability strategies needed to construct each of these discussions.
When it was first published, The Course Syllabus became the gold standard reference for both new and experienced college faculty. Like the first edition, this book is based on a learner-centered approach. Today's syllabus provides details about course objectives, requirements and expectations, and also includes information about teaching philosophies, specific activities and the rationale for their use, and tools essential to student success.
Digital knowledge maps are ‘at a glance’ visual representations that enrich and transform teaching and learning. Contains chapters that address theory, research and practical issues related to the use of digital knowledge maps, and draws on international perspectives from diverse contributors. Discusses pedagogical, social, cultural, philosophical, and/or ethical issues.