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Teaching on solid ground : using scholarship to improve practice

Author: Robert J Menges; Maryellen Weimer
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1996.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Teaching on Solid Ground gives practitioners more complete understanding of students and learning. It presents new ways of thinking about instruction, and it explores the issues - including faculty motivation and quality of teaching - that demand faculty attention at the institutional and professional level. Underlying Teaching on Solid Ground is the critical premise that educational researchers and teachers must  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Teaching on solid ground.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)604933533
Online version:
Teaching on solid ground.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1996
(OCoLC)609339052
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Menges; Maryellen Weimer
ISBN: 0787901334 9780787901332
OCLC Number: 32746527
Description: xxxiii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why scholarship is the bedrock of good teaching / Maryellen Weimer --
Students and learning : Teaching and today's college students / M. Lee Upcraft --
Making the transition to college / Patrick T. Terenzini, Laura I. Rendon, Susan B. Millar, M. Lee Upcraft, Patricia Gregg, Romero Jalomo and Kevin W. Allison --
Student motivation from a teaching perspective / Raymond P. Perry, Verena H. Menec and C. Ward Struthers --
Collaborative learning: creating knowledge with students / Roberta S. Matthews --
Assessing student involvement in learning / Robert Froh and Mark Hawkes --
Teachers and teaching : New roles for teachers in today's classrooms / Susan B. Millar --
Planning and developing effective courses / George L. Geis --
Assignments that promote and integrate learning / Joseph Lowman --
Feedback that enhances teaching and learning / Robert J. Menges and William C. Rando --
How research on learning strengthens instruction / Marilla Da. Svinicki, Anastasia S. Hagen and Debra K. Meyer --
Laying the groundwork for good teaching : What college teachers need to know / Sarah M. Dinham --
Fostering instructional vitality and motivation / Charles James Walker and Jennifer Woods Quinn --
Supporting diversity through campus culture / William G. Tierney and Estala M. Bensimon --
Using assessment to improve instruction / Trudy W. Banta. Why scholarship is the bedrock of good teaching / Maryellen Weimer --
Students and learning Teaching and today's college students / M. Lee Upcraft --
Making the transition to college / Patrick T. Terenzini, Laura I. Rendon, Susan B. Millar, M. Lee Upcraft, Patricia Gregg, Romero Jalomo, Kevin W. Allison --
Student motivation from a teaching perspective / Raymond P. Perry, Verena H. Menec, C. Ward Struthers --
Collaborative learning : creating knowledge with students / Roberta S. Matthews --
Assessing student involvement in learning / Robert Froh, Mark Hawkes --
Teachers and teaching. New roles for teachers in today's classrooms / Susan B. Millar --
Planning and developing effective courses / George L. Geis --
Assignments that promote and integrate learning / Joseph Lowman --
Feedback that enhances teaching and learning / Robert J. Menges, William C. Rando --
How research on learning strengthens instruction / Marilla Da. Svinicki, Anastasia S. Hagen, Debra K. Meyer --
Laying the groundwork for good teaching. What college teachers need to know / Sarah M. Dinham --
Fostering instructional vitality and motivation / Charles James Walker, Jennifer Woods Quinn --
Supporting diversity through campus culture / William G. Tierney, Estala M. Bensimon --
Using assessment to improve instruction / Trudy W. Banta.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Other Titles: Teaching on solid ground :
Responsibility: [edited by] Robert J. Menges, Maryellen Weimer, and associates.
Local System Bib Number:
102973

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