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More Than Good Curricula: A Guide For Curricular Change Agents

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Institutional and Curricular Reform

Tagged Division

Educational Research and Methods

Page Count

14

Page Numbers

13.906.1 - 13.906.14

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https://peer.asee.org/3539

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Jeffrey Froyd Texas A&M University Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0002-4426-2681

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Charles Henderson Western Michigan University Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0003-0334-6739

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Charles Henderson is an Assistant Professor at Western Michigan University with a joint appointment between the Physics Department and the Mallinson Institute for Science Education. Dr. Henderson studies the use of innovations and instructional change in physics teaching at the college level. Current projects also include efforts to promote cross-disciplinary collaboration among the different groups that are interested in promoting changes in teaching practices in higher education.

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Jean Layne Texas A&M University

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Jean Layne is a Program Coordinator and Instructional Consultant with the Center for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University. She has co-authored articles and chapters on faculty learning communities, the teaching portfolio, and other faculty professional development topics. She can be reached at j-layne@tamu.edu.

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Andrea Beach Western Michigan University

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Andrea L. Beach is Coordinator of Faculty Development in Academic Technology and Instructional Services and an assistant professor in the department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology at Western Michigan University, where she teaches in the Higher Education Leadership doctoral program. Her research centers on issues of organizational climate in universities, support of innovation in teaching and learning, and faculty development as an organizational change lever. She is co-author on Creating the Future of Faculty Development: Learning from the Past, Understanding the Present and has published on the variation of faculty work, characteristics of the faculty development community, faculty development priorities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and faculty learning communities.

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Noah Finkelstein University of Colorado

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Noah Finkelstein is an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU). He specializes in physics education research and is one of the PIs of the physics education research group at CU. He conducts research on the contexts of student learning in physics, including: the use of new tools, such as computer simulations; the gender gap in student performance; students' attitudes and beliefs about physics and learning; course transformations that promote student interest and ability in physics; the development of future physics teachers; and faculty practice in physics education.

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R. Sam Larson Kaiser Permanente Colorado

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R. Sam Larson, PhD, is a Strategic Management Consultant with Kaiser Permanente Colorado and Faculty Affiliate at Regis University. She has held faculty positions at Ohio University and the University of Denver. Her doctorate is in Higher, Adult and Continuing Education from Michigan State University. Sam’s research focuses on organizational change in large complex organizations, diffusion of innovations, and learning transfer. Her research support includes NSF, W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Population Services International. She is the author of book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles, including guest editor for Metropolitan Universities Journal, STEM Innovation and Dissemination: Improving Teaching and Learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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Froyd, J., & Henderson, C., & Layne, J., & Beach, A., & Finkelstein, N., & Larson, R. S. (2008, June), More Than Good Curricula: A Guide For Curricular Change Agents Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. https://peer.asee.org/3539

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