Big Picture Pedagogy: Finding Interdisciplinary Solutions to Common Learning Problems

In their preface to their edited collection “Big Picture Pedagogy: Finding Interdisciplinary Solutions to Common Learning Problems,” Reagan Gurung and David Voelker highlight the value and added insight that an interdisciplinary lens can provide in addressing issues ranging from increasing student engagement to improving student writing.

Each chapter of the “book” (a single-issue publication of the journal New Directions for Teaching and Learning). Is posed as an essential question that begs to be answered. You can discover the authors’ answers yourself – New Directions is available in Academic Search Complete.

Below are stable links to each of the chapters – you will need your COD Library card to access them.

How Do You Find Interdisciplinary Solutions to Common Learning Problems?

How Do You Listen to Your Students to Help Them Learn about Race and Racism?

How Do You Foster Deeper Disciplinary Learning with the ‘Flipped’ Classroom?

How Do You Build Community and Foster Engagement in Online Courses?

How Do You Effectively Teach Empathy to Students?

How Do You Take Learning Beyond the Classroom in an Interdisciplinary First-Year Seminar?

How Do You Use Experiential Learning to Bridge the Classroom and the Real World?

How Do You Use Problem-Based Learning to Improve Interdisciplinary Thinking?

How Do You Increase Students’ Global Learning in the Classroom?

How Do You Intentionally Design to Maximize Success in the Academically Diverse Classroom?

How Do You Achieve Inclusive Excellence in the Classroom?

Reference

Gurung, R. A. R., & Voelker, D. J. (2017). Preface: How Do You Find Interdisciplinary Solutions to Common Learning Problems? New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2017(151), 11–16. https://doi.org/10.1002/tl.20245


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