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Transformative Learning and the Road to Maternal Leadership.

Subjects: *TRANSFORMATIVE learning; *BLACK women college students; *EDUCATORS

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Fall2016, Vol. 2016 Issue 147, p19-25. 7p.

  • Abstract: This study of three Africana (Black women of the Diaspora) holistic health educators shows how their woman-centered learning cultures led them to personal transformation and ... Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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Toward a More Connected Vision of Higher Education.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *TEACHER-student relationships; *THEORY of knowledge

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Summer2000, Vol. 2000 Issue 82, p27. 9p.

  • Abstract: Explores how pedagogy can create contexts for a connected education which cultivates connections among students, between students and teachers and between ...

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Curricular learning communities and unprepared students: How faculty can provide a foundation for success.

Subjects: *ACTIVE learning; *LEARNING; *EDUCATION

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Fall2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 115, p5-19. 15p.

  • Abstract: This chapter describes the key role of faculty in creating active, integrative learning experiences for students in basic skills learning communities, providing forums for students ... Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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Classroom practices at institutions with higher-than-expected persistence rates: What student engagement data tell us.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *SCHOOL dropouts; *SCHOOL dropout prevention

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Fall2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 115, p85-99. 15p. 2 Charts.

  • Abstract: This chapter discusses the finding that student retention benefits when the instruction increases the level of academic challenge and the amount of support provided to ... Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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New learning and teaching from where you've been: The global intercultural experience for undergraduates.

Subjects: *LEARNING; *TEACHING; *CROSS-cultural communication

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Fall2007, Vol. 2007 Issue 111, p55-62. 8p.

  • Abstract: The authors describe the structure and impact of faculty-led intercultural field placements involving diverse groups of students. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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Making self-authorship a goal of core curricula: The earth sustainability pilot project.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *HUMANISTIC education; *INTERDISCIPLINARY education

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Spring2007, Vol. 2007 Issue 109, p53-67. 15p. 1 Chart.

  • Abstract: Making self-authorship a goal of an interdisciplinary multisemester general education program shows great promise for meeting desired undergraduate learning outcomes for ... Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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The development of adaptive expertise in biotransport.

Subjects: *EXPERTISE; *EDUCATIONAL innovations; *SIMULATION methods & models

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Winter2006, Vol. 2006 Issue 108, p35-47. 13p. 3 Diagrams, 2 Graphs.

  • Abstract: This chapter describes a model for continuous development of adaptive expertise, including growth along the dimensions of innovation and knowledge, examined in the context of ... Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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Public scholarship and youth at the transition to adulthood.

Subjects: *SCHOLARSHIPS; *ENDOWMENT of research; *STUDENT financial aid

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Spring2006, Vol. 2006 Issue 105, p41-50. 10p.

  • Abstract: Informed by an interdisciplinary body of scholarship yet focusing on developmental challenges and competencies of the young adult years, this chapter argues that public scholarship ... Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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Spirituality and leadership.

Subjects: *SPIRITUAL life; *LEADERSHIP; *TECHNOLOGY -- Religious aspects

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Winter2005, Vol. 2005 Issue 104, p83-92. 10p.

  • Abstract: Spirit-driven leadership requires an inner journey, wholeness, and reflection. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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Setting the stage for identity, learning, and the liberal arts.

Subjects: *IDENTITY (Philosophical concept); *INDIVIDUALITY; *THEORY of knowledge

  • Source: New Directions for Teaching & Learning. Fall2005, Vol. 2005 Issue 103, p3-22. 20p.

  • Abstract: This chapter argues that liberal learning can be transformative and foster students' intellectual and ethical development only if we consider its development underpinnings and pedagogic ... Copyright of New Directions for Teaching & Learning is the property of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and its content may not ...

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