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This edition continues to provide conceptual and procedural tools that are invaluable for all teachers when designing instruction. It shows how to use a taxonomy of significant learning and systematically combine the best research-based practices for learning-centered teaching with a teaching strategy in a way that results in powerful learning experiences for students. Acquiring a deeper understanding of the design process will empower teachers to creatively design courses that will result in significant learning for students.
L. Dee Fink has been an instructional consultant for more than thirty years. A former president of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), he consults on the topics of faculty development and integrated course design at two- and four-year colleges and accrediting associations around the world.
Table of Contents
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1 Creating Significant Learning Experiences: The Key to Quality in Educational Programs
2 A Taxonomy of Significant Learning
3 Designing Significant Learning Experiences I: Getting Started
4 Designing Significant Learning Experiences II: Shaping the Learning Experience
5 Changing the Way We Teach
6 Better Organizational Support for Faculty
7 The Human Significance of Good Teaching and Learning
Appendix A Planning Your Course: A Decision Guide
Appendix B Suggested Readings