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Ways of Knowing and Ways of Practice
Description and Purpose
“Ways of Knowing and Ways of Practice” is an on-line, professional development experience for faculty. This pilot project was designed to help faculty continuously improve student learning and grow professionally. More>
Experience: January – May, 2003
Evaluation: Final Evaluation Report.
Next steps: Investigation of further funding and "how-to" mini document.
Sandra Shaw Courter
Project manager and learning facilitator.

Cid Freitag
Technology guide.

Mary McEniry
Assessment guide.

Expected Learning Outcomes
As a result of this learning experience, colleagues will
  • reflect on and investigate teaching and learning issues.
  • collaborate, discuss issues, and facilitate discussions with colleagues
  • gain confidence in curriculum development: objectives, methods, assessment
  • use research as a basis for investigating real-world teaching and learning issue/project
  • learn with and about technology for teaching and learning.
On-line Component and
Available Materials

Facilitated Conversations

Colleagues had the opportunity to design on-line conversations with their peers.

Teaching and Learning Investigation/Project
Colleagues from each institution collaborated to investigate a teaching and learning issue.

Assessment and Evaluation
Colleagues gave feedback in multiple ways during their experience and they experienced some adjustments as a result of their comments.
Available Materials

Participating Universities and Colleges

Orientation Schedule: January 29 – February 1, 2003

Learning Guide

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Special Guests
  • Ted Marchese, American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) and Academic Search Consultation Service
  • John Heywood, University of Dublin, Ireland
  • Richard (Dick)
  • Culver, State University of New York at Binghamton

Class Photo Gallery

Sharing this work
Frontiers in Education: Work in progress

American Society for Engineering Education: related papers

Foundation Coalition Newsletter

UW System Newsletter, "Teaching with Technology Today (TTT)"




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