Rethinking Teaching in Higher Education

Rethinking Teaching in Higher Education Author Alenoush Saroyan
ISBN-10 1579220479
Release 2004
Pages 272
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This book is intended for faculty and faculty developers, as well as for deans, chairs, and directors responsible for promoting teaching and learning in higher education. Intentionally non-technical, it engages readers reflectively with a process for developing teaching and details the planning necessary to apply this process to teaching within disciplines. The book centers on McGill University's week-long Course Design and Teaching Workshop that the contributors have offered together for more than ten years. It follows the five day format of the workshop - covering the analysis of course content, conceptions of learning, the selection of appropriate teaching strategies, the evaluation of student learning, and evaluation of teaching - in a way that reflects the spontaneity of the debates it has engendered and the workshop's evolutionary changes. The structure shows faculty members conceptualizing new courses or re-examining their teaching of existing courses, and translating the insights gained from the workshop to specific disciplinary content and learning outcomes. In addition four previous participants of the workshop write about its influence on their personal thinking about the practice of teaching. The final two chapters describe the structure and evolving role of McGill's Centre for University Teaching and Learning. The authors describe its objectives in fostering an evidence-based teaching culture and providing a practical support structure with limited resources. They highlight achievements in disseminating teaching expertise across their campus, and their vision for the future role of faculty development. This book provides faculty developers and administrators with valuable non-prescriptive models and challenging ideas that promote faculty development in general and university teaching in particular. It engages faculty members in the process of course design in a way that is learning centered and can lead to deep student learning.



Rethinking Weight Loss

Rethinking Weight Loss Author Mark Hallinan
ISBN-10 9780987588975
Release 2014-10-17
Pages 360
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It’s time to Totally Rethink Weight Loss. Because what we’re doing at the moment just isn’t working. Everyone knows the ‘facts’……. You get fat because you eat too much and don’t exercise enough- but that’s wrong! It’s your fault you are overweight- but that’s wrong! Calories in = Calories out. It’s all about the calories- that’s wrong! You will lose weight by exercising- wrong! To lose weight you have to eat less- wrong! Dietary cholesterol and saturated fat are bad for you- that’s wrong too! How can anyone possibly hope to lose weight when the very foundations of dieting are so fundamentally flawed? This book completely re-examines our understanding of why we get fat and what we can do about it. We look at our history, biology, human psychology, medical research, how your food has changed, and the food industry itself. But knowing why we get fat is only part of the story; we also need to know: • what to eat and what not to eat • how to deal with our old inappropriate food habits • how to survive the modern food environment that is making most people fat Come on a journey and discover how to lose weight naturally, and keep it off. Take Back Control of Your Weight Now!



Rethinking Our Classrooms

Rethinking Our Classrooms Author Bill Bigelow
ISBN-10 9780942961270
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 244
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Readings, resources, lesson plans, and reproducible student handouts aimed at teaching students to question the traditional ideas and images that interfere with social justice and community building.



Rethinking Nature

Rethinking Nature Author Bruce V. Foltz
ISBN-10 0253217024
Release 2004
Pages 357
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Rethinking Nature brings the voices of leading Continental philosophers into discussion about what is emerging as one of our most pressing and timely concerns—the environmental crisis facing our planet. The essays featured in this volume embrace environmental philosophy in its broadest sense and include topics such as environmental ethics, environmental aesthetics, ontology, theology, gender and the environment, and the role of science and technology in forming knowledge about our world. Here, philosophy goes out into the field and comes back with rich insights and new approaches to environmental problems. This far-reaching and lively volume affords firm ground for thinking about the multiple ways that humans engage nature. Contributors are David Abram, Edward S. Casey, Daniel Cerezuelle, Ron Cooper, Bruce V. Foltz, Robert Frodeman, Trish Glazebrook, James Hatley, Robert Kirkman, Irene J. Klaver, Alphonso Lingis, Kenneth Maly, Diane Michelfelder, Elaine P. Miller, Robert Mugerauer, Stephen David Ross, John Sallis, Ingrid Leman Stefanovic, Bruce Wilshire, David Wood, and Michael E. Zimmerman.



Cynthia Eden Shadow Agents Series Books 1 3

Cynthia Eden Shadow Agents Series Books 1 3 Author Cynthia Eden
ISBN-10 9781460383858
Release 2015-03-16
Pages 224
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Harlequin Intrigue brings you a collection of reader favorites from the Shadow Agents series by New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Eden. Get all three edge-of-your-seat reads, now available for the first time in one volume! ALPHA ONE Juliana James has never forgotten the day Logan Quinn left her heart in pieces. But if she wants to stay alive, Juliana must trust the navy SEAL to protect her from a ruthless weapons dealer. Once she is safe, Logan will have a new mission: to get another chance with the woman he can’t lose again. GUARDIAN RANGER Veronica Lane knows that ex-Ranger Jasper Adams is the only man who can keep her safe. Posing as a ruthless mercenary is a cover for what Jasper is really doing—hunting a killer. What will happen once Veronica discovers that everything about him is a lie...except his passion for her? SHARPSHOOTER Gunner Ortez has been watching Sydney Sloan’s back since he save her life two years ago. Sydney knows Gunner is her only hope at completing their hostage-rescue mission. But the ex-SEAL who arouses her passion also poses the greatest risk to the secret she carries in her heart…and in her belly.



The Cost of Not Educating the World s Poor

The Cost of Not Educating the World   s Poor Author Lynn Ilon
ISBN-10 9781317499930
Release 2015-05-15
Pages 244
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In The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor, Lynn Ilon observes from her 30 years of travel and work in some 20 developing countries, how global instability, problems of environmental degradation, spread of global disease, migration and political instability are a cost of viewing the uneducated poor as separated from a networked of fast-growing global knowledge. This book shows how powerful global learning systems are rapidly forming and linking the rich world with the world of the poor and developing nations. Using a narrative voice interleaved with concise introductions to the underlying theories (economics, development, learning, technology and networks) it shows us how changing our ways of thinking can lead to new possibilities. The Cost of Not Educating the World’s Poor is based on an emerging theory of development economics and the author’s own vast experiences and stories. It also discusses, among other issues: International development and how it has evolved toward an emphasis on knowledge How networked human capital creates new potential for poorly resourced countries The formation of a global system of learning networks The digitization of knowledge How nations improve their well-being through knowledge and equity This inter-disciplinary assessment of international learning inequality and the methods to overcome it will appeal to researchers concerned with emerging concepts of global learning networks and their effects on development. It will also be of interest to students and policymakers studying national inequality, economics, and global development.



Cat Dog Prayer

Cat   Dog Prayer Author Bob Sjogren
ISBN-10 0830858660
Release 2012-02-04
Pages 125
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When we first become believers, we still have a natural tendency to be self-centered, especially in how we pray. As a result, many Christians prayers that are more of a laundry list of "all about me" requests. Because God doesn't answer these kinds of prayer, we tend to give up on praying believing that God doesn't answer prayer. As a result, we end up checking in from time to time making sure he knows we're there and reminding him of our needs—hoping he'll do something about them. Cat and Dog Prayer will help move you from self-centered prayers to God-focused prayers. You'll learn how to pray, as the authors show: How to pray prayers that God wants to answer How you've been given a Blank Check by God The six reasons why God says Wait The four reasons why God says No How to pray Cause Me Prayers releasing the Holy Spirit completely in your life, and How you need to be careful about what you pray about—because it can be the very thing that takes you away from God himself! This book will change the way you pray. It is a natural outflow of Cat and Dog Theology also written by Bob and Gerald.



Eichmann in Jerusalem

Eichmann in Jerusalem Author Hannah Arendt
ISBN-10 9783492962582
Release 2013-02-14
Pages 448
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Der ehemalige SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann gilt als einer der Hauptverantwortlichen für die »Endlösung« der Juden in Europa. Der Prozess gegen ihn fand 1961 in Jerusalem statt. Hannah Arendts Prozessbericht wurde von ihr 1964 als Buch publiziert und brachte eine Lawine ins Rollen: Es stieß bei seinem Erscheinen auf heftige Ablehnung in Israel, Deutschland und in den USA – und wurde zu einem Klassiker wie kaum ein anderes vergleichbares Werk zur Zeitgeschichte und ihrer Deutung.



If You Really Trust Me Why Can t I Stay Out Later

If You Really Trust Me  Why Can t I Stay Out Later Author Lorraine Peterson
ISBN-10 1556612125
Release 1991
Pages 272
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A collection of devotional readings based on the wisdom of Solomon as expressed in the Book of Proverbs.



Deciding to Lead

Deciding to Lead Author Denny T. Wolfe
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105019279285
Release 1997
Pages 117
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This book argues that to achieve substantial progress in our schools policy/funding/administrative reform must be coupled with teacher-led curricular reform.



Press Summary Illinois Information Service

Press Summary   Illinois Information Service Author Illinois. Information Service
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112035020236
Release 1982
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Press Summary Illinois Information Service has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Press Summary Illinois Information Service also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Press Summary Illinois Information Service book for free.



Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents Author
ISBN-10 WISC:89045561453
Release 1993
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Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents book for free.



Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015035338154
Release 1996
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Vanity Fair has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Vanity Fair also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Vanity Fair book for free.



Insider s Guide to Beijing

Insider s Guide to Beijing Author Adam Pillsbury
ISBN-10 0980138604
Release 2008
Pages 702
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Insider s Guide to Beijing has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Insider s Guide to Beijing also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Insider s Guide to Beijing book for free.



New Age Journal

New Age Journal Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105017463626
Release 1993
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New Age Journal has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from New Age Journal also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full New Age Journal book for free.



Teaching the Neglected R

Teaching the Neglected  R Author Thomas Newkirk
ISBN-10 0325009872
Release 2007
Pages 281
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Writing is how students connect the dots in their knowledge. Although many models of effective ways to teach writing exist, both the teaching and practice of writing are increasingly shortchanged throughout the school and college years. - From The Neglected “R” The National Commission on Writing Every writing teacher wants to cut through the curricular clutter and get down to the matter of teaching writing well. At the same time, the rules of what writing is, what it does, and how it's done are changing with each new wrinkle in digital technology. In Teaching The Neglected “R” some of the field's most important teachers and thinkers take on the new realities of writing instruction, offering smart advice and penetrating insight into what good teaching looks like today. Teaching The Neglected “R” contains the combined wisdom and practice of twenty-four outstanding teachers and researchers, including Nancie Atwell, Jeffrey Wilhelm, Michael Smith, Maureen Barbieri, Jim Burke, Donald Murray, and Kim Stafford. Writing expressly for this volume, they address key topics, helping you re-imagine traditional genres and understand digital ones. They also focus on key constituencies, exploring ways to connect with English language learners, African Americans, and boys. And with chapters from Barry Lane on revision, Sara Kajder on integrating technology, and Tom Romano on multigenre papers, Teaching The Neglected “R” spans and expands the possibilities of writing instruction to offer both inspiration and day-to-day teaching suggestions. Teaching The Neglected “R” will help you see new ways to increase the prominence of writing in your teaching and remember the real goal of writing instruction - to truly engage students in purposeful writing. No matter what form that writing takes.



Big Magic

Big Magic Author Elizabeth Gilbert
ISBN-10 9783104035222
Release 2015-09-24
Pages 320
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Für alle, die EAT PRAY LOVE geliebt haben: das neue Buch von Weltbestsellerautorin Elizabeth Gilbert Eine Liebeserklärung an die Macht der Inspiration und Kreativität Elizabeth Gilbert hat eine ganze Generation von Leserinnen geprägt: Mit EAT PRAY LOVE lebten wir Dolce Vita in Italien, meditierten in Indien und fanden das Glück auf Bali. Mit BIG MAGIC schenkt uns die Autorin eine begeisternde Liebeserklärung an die Macht der Inspiration, die aus jedem von uns einen kreativen Menschen machen kann. Warum nicht endlich einen Song aufnehmen, ein Restaurant eröffnen, ein Buch schreiben? Elizabeth Gilbert vertraut uns die Geschichte ihres Lebens an – und hilft uns dadurch, endlich an uns selbst zu glauben.