Blessinger, Patrick.

Inquiry-Based Learning for Multidisciplinary Programs : A Conceptual and Practical Resource for Educators - Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2015. - 1 online resource (451 p.) - eBooks on Demand Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning ; v.3 . - Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning .

Front Cover; Inquiry-Based Learning for Multidisciplinary Programs: A Conceptual and Practical Resource for Educators; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Series Editor's Introduction; Foreword; References; Part I: Concepts and Principles; Innovative Approaches in Teaching and Learning: An Introduction to Inquiry-Based Learning for Multidisciplinary Programs; Introduction; Adoption Principles; Implementation Benefits; Theoretical Framing; Chapter Overviews; Conclusion; References; The Problem-Oriented Project Work (PPL) Alternative in Self-Directed Higher Education; Introduction PPL and Related Concepts of Self-Directed LearningA New University; The Main Features of Problem-Oriented Project Learning; The Practice of PPL; Problem-Oriented and Interdisciplinary Studies; The Exemplary Principle; Participant-Directed Learning; Group-Based Project Work; Program Structures and Interdisciplinarity; Bachelor Programs; Master Programs; Internal and External Challenges; References; Critically Examining Inquiry-Based Learning: John Dewey in Theory, History, and Practice; John Dewey (1859-1952); Modern Proponents of Inquiry-Based Learning; Dewey on Problems and Place-Based IBL Strengths and Weaknesses of IBL: Two Case StudiesCase 1: Russian ESL Program; Case 2: South Africa Study Abroad Program; IBL Outcomes; Conclusion; References; Folknography: Inquiry-Based Learning and Qualitative Research; Introduction; Methodological Considerations; Folknography in Action; Connecting with the Soul of a Community: An Interactive Study of Gullah Culture; The Perceptions of Math Education in the Midwest; Porter Gap Road: A Microcosm of Appalachia; Conclusion; References; Part II: Practices and Strategies; Resonance-Based Inquiry: An Epistemological Approach to Indian Studies IntroductionCourse Context: History, Standards, Geography, Demography; Conceptual Backdrop: A Nascent Theory of Resonance; Resonance-Based Inquiry: Practical Pedagogical Implications; Re-Presentation of the Self; Re-Presentation of the Other; 5 Things …; Commentary: Successes and Limitations of Resonance-Based Inquiry; References; Developing an Interdisciplinary Inquiry Course on Global Justice: An Inquiry-Informed, Cross-Campus, Collaborative Approach; Introduction; Inquiry-Based Learning and Global Justice; Developing Arts & Science 3GJ3: Global Justice Inquiry Inquiry Begets Inquiry: A Student Research Project to Inform Course DesignSynthesis and Implementation; Conclusion: Developing an Interdisciplinary, Global Justice Inquiry Course; References; Inquiry-Based Learning as Foundational Pedagogical Tool for Critical Examination of Social Justice in Theory and Action; Introduction; Social Justice and the College's Mission and Core Values; Theoretical Framework of Inquiry-Based Learning and Student Engagement; Why Inquiry-Based Learning?; Implementation; Participants; Students; Faculty; Course Content; Supportive Resources and Strategies Inquiry-Based Learning Steps

This volume covers the many issues and concepts of how IBL can be applied to multidisciplinary programs and serves as a conceptual and practical resource and guide for educators and offers practical examples of IBL in action and diverse strategies on how to implement IBL in different contexts.

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