Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching: 2008
A collection of monthly essays
Steven A. Meyers
Jeffrey R. Stowell
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
|Title Page and Front Matter||i|
|1. The Power of Narrative as a Teaching Tool (Jan 2008)
Mary E. Kite, Ball State University
|2. Getting Faculty on Board with Service-Learning: Issues of Infrastructure, Control, and Diversity (Feb 2008)
Michelle R. Dunlap, Connecticut College
|3. Exploring the Use of Problem-Based Learning in Psychology Courses (Mar 2008)
Lonnie R. Yandell, Belmont University
Peter J. Giordano, Belmont University
|4. The Value and Ethics of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Apr 2008)
Janie H. Wilson, Georgia Southern University
|5. Applying Method to (Seeming) Madness: Doing SoTL in Your Class (May 2008)
Regan A. R. Gurung, University of Wisconsin Green Bay
|6. Constructivist Pedagogical Applications: Student-Centered Learning Across the Undergraduate Curriculum (Jun 2008)
Joseph A. Mayo, Gordon College
|7. Teaching with Wikis (Jul 2008)
Marianne Miserandino, Arcadia University
|8. Creativity in the Classroom: Igniting the Fire (Aug 2008)
Robert J. Smith, Berea College
|9. Teaching: What’s In It For Me? (Sep 2008)
William Buskist, Auburn University
|10. Building Bridges: Why College Faculty Should Go Back To High School (Oct 2008)
Charles R. Ovando, York Community High School
Suzanne C. Baker, James Madison University
Dana S. Dunn, Moravian College
|11. Key Dimensions of Effective Teaching: What We Can Learn from Studies of Student Evaluations (Nov 2008)
William E. Addison, Eastern Illinois University
|12. Enhancing Students’ Learning of Psychology through Writing (Dec 2008)
Keisha C. Paxton, California State University, Dominguez Hills
|About the authors||53|
|About the editors||57|
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