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Embedding Threshold Concepts in a Large Lecture Course: An Examination of Uptake of Disciplinary Actions

@inproceedings{Mcgowan2014EmbeddingTC,
  title={Embedding Threshold Concepts in a Large Lecture Course: An Examination of Uptake of Disciplinary Actions},
  author={Susannah Mcgowan},
  year={2014}
}
  • Susannah Mcgowan
  • Published 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Author(s): McGowan, Susannah | Advisor(s): Adler-Kassner, Linda | Abstract: Research in teaching and learning in higher education in the last fifteen years addresses the importance of integrating disciplinary ways of thinking - i.e. an understanding of the ways that questions are asked and investigated within disciplines -- in undergraduate courses. However, the application of this emergent research varies in history departments and in large lecture survey courses. This study addresses the gap… CONTINUE READING
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