Advancing the Culture of Teaching on Campus: How a Teaching Center Can Make a Difference Constance Cook

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Published: March 12th 2012

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324 pages


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Advancing the Culture of Teaching on Campus: How a Teaching Center Can Make a Difference  by  Constance Cook

Advancing the Culture of Teaching on Campus: How a Teaching Center Can Make a Difference by Constance Cook
March 12th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 324 pages | ISBN: | 10.16 Mb

This book assists the reader in thinking more deeply about how to successfully navigate institutional organization, politics, and managing change at a campus where faculty have little discretionary time. The book also explains how the CRLTMoreThis book assists the reader in thinking more deeply about how to successfully navigate institutional organization, politics, and managing change at a campus where faculty have little discretionary time. The book also explains how the CRLT effectively manages the yearly changes of services based on institutional priorities.

It is an excellent text for those considering entering a career in a teaching center.?Teachers College Record“A valuable contribution to the literature on institutional change. This book is full of lessons that CRLT has learned through the years. I hope that you find it as informative as I do.”?Lester P. Monts, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of MichiganWritten by the director and staff of the first, and one of the largest, teaching centers in American higher education – the University of Michigan’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) – this book offers a unique perspective on the strategies for making a teaching center integral to an institution’s educational mission.

It presents a comprehensive vision for running a wide range of related programs, and provides faculty developers elsewhere with ideas and material to prompt reflection on the management and practices of their centers – whatever their size – and on how best to create a culture of teaching on their campuses. Given that only about a fifth of all U.S. postsecondary institutions have a teaching center, this book also offers a wealth of ideas and models for those administrators who are considering the development of new centers on their campuses.



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