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Knowing Our Students: Creating A Web-Based Prior Learning Assessment, Yves P. Labissiere, Candyce Reynolds Oct 2004

Knowing Our Students: Creating A Web-Based Prior Learning Assessment, Yves P. Labissiere, Candyce Reynolds

Community Health Faculty Publications and Presentations

Students in higher education are more diverse than ever before in history. Understanding students' backgrounds, experiences and attitudes early can help faculty better serve this diverse population. This a case study that outlines the development and implementation of a web-based prior learning assessment. It also describes how faculty and administrators have used the results.


Bohmian Dialogue: A Promising Pedagogy For Transformative Learning?, Leslie G. Mcbride, Robin A. Voetterl, Mary K. Kinnick Oct 2003

Bohmian Dialogue: A Promising Pedagogy For Transformative Learning?, Leslie G. Mcbride, Robin A. Voetterl, Mary K. Kinnick

Community Health Faculty Publications and Presentations

Between 1997 and 2002, dialogue, a process developed by the late theoretical physicist David Bohm and philosopher Krishnamurti, was adapted and used as the central form of pedagogy within two interdisciplinary courses at Portland State University. The purpose of this workshop is, through an interactive experience, to provide participants with an introductory understanding of Bohmian dialogue and its promise as a pedagogy for transformative teaching and learning in higher education. Throughout the past several years, Bohmian dialogue has developed into a process in which meaning and knowledge are created and shared between and among educators and learners during the learning ...


Scharp: Opening The Door To Systems Change, Leslie G. Mcbride Jan 1995

Scharp: Opening The Door To Systems Change, Leslie G. Mcbride

Community Health Faculty Publications and Presentations

The majority of policymakers, educators, and the public at large agree that public education needs reform. However, the nature and extent of changes are discussed and debated. Some promote the newest curricula,the latest teaching innovation, or the freshest administrative style (Sashkin & Egermeier, n.d). Others regard these approaches as piecemeal solutions that "tinker at the edges" of the real problem (Reigeluth, in press). The real problem, they say, is an ailing education system requiring fundamental, systemic changes through basic restructuring(Corbett, 1990; O'Neil, 1993; Reigeluth, in press; Sashkin & Egermeier,n. d.). These two approaches bracket a solution continuum ranging from minor adjustments on one end to basic restructuring on the other. In this chapter, we explore the relationship of the SCHARP model to thiscontinuum, whether SCHARP can support the processes necessary for fundamental change, or whether its potential contribution ...