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Teacher Thinking, Beliefs and Knowledge in Higher Education

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ISBN-10: 1402000952

ISBN-13: 9781402000959

Edition: 2002

Authors: Nira Hativa, Peter Goodyear, Jeffrey Goodyear

List price: $139.99
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This book brings together an international team of leading researchers in the field of higher education to address the important problem of understanding good university teaching. It focuses on the thinking, beliefs, and knowledge, which accompany teachers' actions. It draws on research from North America, Europe, Australia, and South East Asia to identify similarities and differences in teachers' conceptions of, and approaches to, teaching and learning. The book combines these perspectives with related research on the evaluation of teaching and on teacher reflection and improvement - all set within the increasingly important and complex domain of higher education. Teacher Thinking,…    
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Book details

List price: $139.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 367
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Contributors
Introduction: Introduction: Research on teacher thinking, beliefs and knowledge in higher education
Strategic alertness and expanded awareness within sophisticated conceptions of teaching
Novice and award-winning teachers' concepts and beliefs about teaching in higher education: Effectiveness, efficacy and evaluation
Reflection: Issues related to improving professors' teaching and students' learning
Teaching online
What university teachers teach and how they teach it
Planning introductory college courses: Content, context and form
(Thinking about) faculty thinking about teacher and course evaluation results
Teaching self-concept in higher education: Reflecting on multiple dimensions of teaching effectiveness
Lecturers' approaches to teaching and their relationship to conceptions of good teaching
Views of learning, teaching practices and conceptions of problem solving in science
Learning to teach: Changes in technical college teachers' beliefs about learning and teaching over a two-year teacher education program
Becoming a better teacher: A case of changing the pedagogical knowledge and beliefs of law professors
Use of multiple methods in research on college teachers
Research on teacher thinking, beliefs, and knowledge in higher education: foundations, status and prospects