Transforming Undergraduate Education: Theory that Compels and Practices that Succeed

Transforming Undergraduate Education: Theory that Compels and Practices that Succeed

by Donald W. Harward, Jann H. Adams, Jerzy Axer, Kenneth R. Bain
     
 

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Donald Harward has assembled the deepest thinkers in higher education in one resource that combines theoretical considerations with analyses of fundamental issues related to learning and liberal education. This set of arguments, theories, and evidence are sufficient to encourage significant—transformative—changes in higher education. Contributors go on to… See more details below

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Donald Harward has assembled the deepest thinkers in higher education in one resource that combines theoretical considerations with analyses of fundamental issues related to learning and liberal education. This set of arguments, theories, and evidence are sufficient to encourage significant—transformative—changes in higher education. Contributors go on to offer examples of campus initiatives that document such changes, from directional nudges to major shifts of emphases and resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442206762
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/16/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Donald W. Harward is President Emeritus of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Since 2002, when he founded the Bringing Theory to Practice Project, he has been its Director, working with more than 200 colleges and universities that have been involved and have received grants from the Project. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

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