Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education

 

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Date of this Version

1988

Document Type

Article

Comments

To Improve the Academy, published by The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, volume 7, 1988.

Abstract

The world has no shortage of reform advocates exhorting teachers to promote "active student involvement in learning." Most teachers would love to have active, involved students. But student reticence in class is notorious and figuring out how to overcome it (or bypass it altogether) is a nontrivial task. The two articles in this section suggest very different approaches to the task.