Faculty Publications

Title

A Faculty Interdisciplinary Institute as Liberator from Stifling Disciplinary Mythology

Document Type

Article

Keywords

critical thinking, interdisciplinary, learner-centered

Journal/Book/Conference Title

College Teaching

Volume

55

Issue

4

First Page

157

Last Page

163

Abstract

An interdisciplinary professional development initiative targeted faculty teaching undergraduate liberal arts courses with the goal of enhancing the critical-thinking skills of learners. The authors emphasize innovative teaching strategies and educational technology. Results indicate that the institute promoted the adoption of learner-centered interdisciplinary strategies and the integration of technology in the courses of participants and established a faculty community for the sustenance of innovation.

Original Publication Date

9-1-2007

DOI of published version

10.3200/CTCH.55.4.157-163

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