Handbook of the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide to Purposes, Structures, Practices, and Change (Hardback)
  • Handbook of the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide to Purposes, Structures, Practices, and Change (Hardback)
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Handbook of the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide to Purposes, Structures, Practices, and Change (Hardback)

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Hardback 784 Pages / Published: 22/10/1996
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A Publication of the Association of American Colleges and Universities Top practitioners and scholars detail a range of philosophies, frameworks, program designs, instructional strategies, and assessment methods being used to strengthen and transform the curriculum. They examine both the current state of knowledge and teaching in the disciplines and the forces that will reshape the curriculum in the coming years.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780787902896
Number of pages: 784
Weight: 1628 g
Dimensions: 263 x 186 x 45 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
?This book is a feast of current thinking, which is exactly how faculty--who come to the table with many different viewpoints and interests--need to be served.? (Russell Edgerton, president, American Association for Higher Education)

"Breathtakingly comprehensive in its reach--from the history and philosophy of the curriculum to administration and assessment." (The Review of Higher Education)

?If policy makers, administrators, and faculty will use this book to create common ground for discussion, we might succeed in making the necessary reforms in undergraduate education that will allow students to meet the future competently.This book will become an essential tool for any department, college, or campus wanting to make significant change in undergraduate education.? (Reba L. Keele, professor of management, founding dean of undergraduate studies, University of Utah)

?This book is a feast of current thinking, which is exactly how faculty--who come to the table with many different viewpoints and interests--need to be served.? (Russell Edgerton, president, American Association for Higher Education)

?Jerry Gaff and Jim Ratcliff have gathered a diverse and informed group of contributors to present an amazingly comprehensive source concerning undergraduate curriculum. It should be of great value to anyone involved with college curriculum.? (Robert H. McCabe, senior league fellow, MacArthur Fellow, president emeritus, Miami-Dade Community College, League for Innovation in the Community College Education)

?This volume reflects the excitement and the significance of current changes and issues in the college curriculum. It will be an essential resource for anyone even tangentially involved in academic change today.? (Daryl G. Smith, professor of education and psychology, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California)

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