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Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences

2000 Volume 28, Number 5

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Teacher Thinking, Beliefs, and Knowledge in Higher Education: An Introduction

    Nira Hativa

    Provides an overview of this issue that focuses on teacher thinking, beliefs, and knowledge in higher education. Topics include teaching goals; self-perception of teachers as teachers; thinking and... More

    pp. 331-34

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  2. Strategic Alertness and Expanded Awareness within Sophisticated Conceptions of Teaching

    Noel Entwistle & Paul Walker

    Explains a nested hierarchy of conceptions of teaching and suggests a process of expanding awareness among academic staff of the relation between learning and teaching. Presents a case study of one... More

    pp. 335-61

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  3. Reflection: Issues Related To Improving Professors' Teaching and Students' Learning

    Lynn McAlpine & Cynthia Weston

    Describes research on the reflection of six professors regarding their thinking about teaching. Topics include the model of the metacognitive process of reflection; the role of reflection in... More

    pp. 363-85

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  4. What University Teachers Teach and How They Teach It

    Elaine Martin, Michael Prosser, Keith Trigwell, Paul Ramsden & Joan Benjamin

    Describes an empirical study which considered the different ways in which 26 university teachers intended to constitute a subject, how they then taught the subject, and how consistent their... More

    pp. 387-412

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  5. Planning Introductory College Courses: Content, Context and Form

    Joan S. Stark

    Discusses college course planning and describes the results of an empirical study that explored faculty members' underlying assumptions about planning and their decision-making process when... More

    pp. 413-38

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  6. Multiple Dimensions of University Teacher Self-Concept: Construct Validation and the Influence of Students' Evaluations of Teaching

    Lawrence A. Roche & Herbert W. Marsh

    Discusses teachers' self-perceptions of their teaching effectiveness in higher education. Topics include self-concept; student evaluations of teaching effectiveness (SETs); a multidimensional... More

    pp. 439-68

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  7. Lecturers' Approaches To Teaching and Their Relationship to Conceptions of Good Teaching

    David Kember & Kam-Por Kwan

    Describes a study that was conducted to characterize the approaches to teaching of university lecturers and to examine the relationship between lecturers' approaches to teaching and their... More

    pp. 469-90

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  8. Becoming a Better Teacher: A Case of Changing the Pedagogical Knowledge and Beliefs of Law Professors

    Nira Hativa

    Describes how the teaching style of two law professors in Israel was changed after a treatment for improving instruction. Identifies three factors that influenced student opinions about their... More

    pp. 491-523

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