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Author Grubb, W. Norton.

Title Honored but invisible : an inside look at teaching in community colleges / W. Norton Grubb with Helena Worthen [and others]
Published New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 392 pages)
Contents Who cares for teaching in community colleges: the rationale and methodology of our inquiry -- Instructors' approaches to pedagogy and the multiple conceptions of "good teaching" -- Modal classroom: the varieties of lecture/discussion -- Lecture/workshop and "hands-on" learning: the complexities of occupational instruction / W. Norton Grubb and Barbara Byrd -- Remedial/developmental education / W. Norton Grubb and Helena Worthen -- Standards and content: the special dilemmas of community colleges / W. Norton Grubb and Helena Worthen -- Innovative practices: the pedagogical and institutional challenges -- Institutional influences on teaching: the potential power of "teaching colleges" / W. Norton Grubb and Elnora Webb -- Funding and policy: the neglect of teaching -- Alternative futures: creating the "teaching college."
Summary Based on the most extensive research on community college teaching to date, this book examines the nature of teaching and the institutional forces that shape it in a variety of course settings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-382) and index
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Subject Community college teaching -- United States.
Community colleges -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98035021
ISBN 0203900855
0415921643 (hb)
0415921651 (paperback)
0585451893 (electronic bk.)
9780415921640 (hb)
9780415921657 (paperback)
9780585451893 (electronic bk.)