|Title:||Student Learning Communities, Faculty Learning Communities, & Faculty Development|
|Authors:||Edited by Nancy Simpson & Jean Layne|
The title of this volume, Student Learning Communities, Faculty Learning Communities, and Faculty Development, suggests key phenomenon that are discussed and connected in a variety of ways in the multi-authored chapters contained within it.
These are overlapping, interconnected phenomena, integral to the higher education enterprise.
|About the Authors:||Nancy Simpson is Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University and has over fifteen years of experience in working with faculty on teaching and learning issues and as well as in teaching college mathematics. She has worked with national faculty development initiatives including the Wakonse Foundation’s Conference on College Teaching and the Pew-Funded Peer Review of Teaching Project. Dr. Simpson has authored several journal articles and book chapters and is currently the PI on an NSF-funded project, Writing for Assessment and Learning in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jean Layne is a Program Coordinator and Instructional Consultant for the Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University and has more than ten years experience in the field of faculty development. Her teaching experience is in the area of study skills - both in the traditional classroom setting and via distance education. Part of the team that initiated faculty learning communities at TAMU, she has co-authored articles and chapters on faculty learning communities, the teaching portfolio, and other faculty development topics. She has also been a part of the leadership and research team for the NSF funded project, Writing for Assessment and Learning in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences. She can be reached at email@example.com.
|Details:||2007 [ISBN: 1-58107-124-8; 154 pages; 5 ½ x 8 ½ inch; soft cover]|