Posted by: Gregory Linton | 08/15/2019

Higher Ed Resource of the Week: The Missing Course

GooblarOn August 20, Harvard University Press will release The Missing Course: Everything They Never Taught You about College Teaching by David Gooblar. Gooblar is Associate Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching at Temple University and publishes a column in Chronicle of Higher Education titled “Pedagogy Unbound.” This book attempts to address the lack of instruction on pedagogy in most doctoral programs, which prepare faculty members to be researchers but not teachers. The eight chapters of the book distills result of research on learning and effective teaching. It promotes the design of student-centered classrooms where students take control of their own learning and become active participants in the process. The 272-page book can be pre-ordered on Amazon for $29.95.

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