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‘Pedagogical Theory’

Call for Proposals – Exploring More Signature Pedagogies – Due March 15

Mar. 6, 2010—Interested in writing about your disciplines signature pedagogies?  Here an interesting call for proposals from Nancy Chick of the University of Wisconsin. We are seeking proposals for chapters in follow-up to Exploring Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to Teaching Disciplinary Habits of Mind (Stylus, 2009), under contract with Stylus Publishing. Each chapter should briefly introduce a discipline,...

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Episode 18 – Dealing with Student Misconceptions

Nov. 3, 2009—In this episode, we feature a panel discussion with Kathy Friedman, assistant professor in the Biological Sciences Department and Ann Kindfield, senior lecturer in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Peabody College. During this panel discussion, Kathy Friedman talks about student misconceptions she has encountered when teaching biological sciences and what she does to...

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