Acknowledgments vii About the Authors ix Contributors xi Introduction: Designing for the Brain in the Body xv Learning Behaviors: The Brain in the Body xvi Focus and Motivation xix Learning and Technology xxi Pedagogy as Design xxiii References xxxi 1. Transparency and Clearer Targets 1 Learning Outcomes 2 Rubrics 4 Checklists 7 Advance Organizers 8 Common Language 8 Step-by-Step Guide 9 Examples 12 Key Concepts 14 Further Resources 15 References 16 2. Finding Online Content for First Exposure 19 Step -by-Step Guide 22 Examples 27 Key Concepts 28 Further Resources 29 References 32 3. Creating Your Own Digital Content 35 Step-by-Step Guide 37 Examples 41 Key Concepts 43 Further Resources 43 References 45 4. Instructions and Entry Point 47 Providing Better Instructions 50 Step-by-Step Guide 51 Examples 55 Key Concepts 57 Further Resources 58 References 59 5. Online Exams to Improve Student Preparation for Class 61 Grades, Thinking, and Learning 62 Just-in-Time Teaching 64 Why Multiple Choice? 64 Feedback 66 Step-by-Step Guide 66 Examples 70 Key Concepts 72 Further Resources 73 References 74 6. Preclass Assignments 75 Step-by -Step Guide 77 Examples 84 Key Concepts 86 Further Resources 87 References 89 7. Massively Better Classrooms and the Classroom Surprise 91 Step-by-Step Guide 93 Examples 104 Key Concepts 106 Further Resources 107 References 109 8. Critical Thinking, Metacognition, and Cognitive Wrappers 111 Step-by -Step Guide 115 Examples 121 Key Concepts 123 Further Resources 123 References 125 9. Grading and Feedback 127 Step- by -Step Guide 132 Examples 135 Key Concepts 137 Further Resources 137 References 139 10. E-Communication 141 Multitasking and Student Devices in the Classroom 143 Step -by -Step Guide 145 Examples 152 Key Concepts 154 Further Resources 155 References 156 11. Integrated Courses and Sequence 159 Course -Level Design Process 161 Isolation and Integration 162 Teaching Naked Design Process: Microcycle 165 Step -by-Step Guide 167 Examples 171 Key Concepts 174 Further Resources 174 References 175 12. Integrative Learning and Integrated Experiences 177 Common Rubrics 180 The Structure of Majors 182 Introductory Courses 183 E-Portfolios and Student Retention Software 184 Classrooms and Learning Spaces 185 General Education and Change 186 Step -by-Step Guide 193 Examples 195 Key Concepts 197 Further Resources 198 References 199 13. Being a Superhero: Pedagogy as Human Relationships 203 Being Human 204 Avoiding Failure 207 Accepting Failure 210 Embracing Failure and Modeling Change 211 Step-by-Step Guide 213 Examples 214 Key Concepts 215 Further Resources 216 References 217 Index 219
JOSE ANTONIO BOWEN is president of Goucher College. He has taught or been an administrator at Stanford University, the University of Southampton (England), Georgetown University, Southern Methodist University, and Miami University. Bowen is a pioneer in active learning and the use of technology in education, including podcasts and online games. His book Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning (Jossey-Bass, 2013) is winner of the 2014 Frederic W. Ness Book Award. Bowen has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, USA Today, US News and World Report, and on NPR. He received a Stanford Centennial Award for Undergraduate Teaching in 1990. Bowen is also an international jazz performer and an award-winning composer. C. EDWARD WATSON is director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and Fellow in the Institute for Higher Education at the University of Georgia (UGA). He is the founding Executive Editor of the International Journal of ePortfolio, the Executive Editor of the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, and has published on teaching and learning in a number of journals. He is on the boards of two professional organizations in higher education (AAEEBL & ISETL) and was recently quoted in The New York Times, CNN, NPR, Campus Technology, EdSurge, and University Business Magazine regarding current teaching and learning issues and trends in higher education.