Table of contents for Ideas that work in college teaching / edited by Robert L. Badger.

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Ideas That Work in College Teaching: 
The SUNY Potsdam Perspective
Table of Contents
	Foreword
	Galen Pletcher, Dean, School of Arts & Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv
	Behind the Making of this Book 
	Robert Badger, Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vi
1	There is no Such Thing as a Dumb Student, But How Can I Help Them 
	Do Better? 
	Joel Foisy, Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2	Service Learning in Sociology: Replacing Hopelessness with Efficacy 
	Heather Sullivan-Catlin, Sociology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
3	Shaking the City¿s Walls: Teaching Politics with Bruce Springsteen 
	John Massaro, Politics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
4	Border Crossing in the North Country: An Academic Story
	Liliana Treviz n, Modern Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
 
5	Group Projects in Computer Science
	Peter S. Brouwer, Computer Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
6	Combining Art Studio and Art History to Engage Today¿s Students
	Caroline Downing, Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
7	You Can Teach a Rock New Tricks
 	Robert L. Badger, Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
8	Blinded by the Light: A Reflection on the Teaching of Introductory 
	Courses in Philosophy
	David Curry, Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67
9	Through the Comfort Zone or Just One More Go At College Teaching
	Oscar Sarmiento, Modern Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
10	From the Traditional Lecture Towards Dialogical Learning: 
	Changing Patterns in the Teaching of History
	Ronald Woodbury, History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
11	Preparing Teachers to Use Technology in the Elementary 
	Mathematics Classroom
	Sergei Abramovich, Teacher Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
12	At Home in the Universe
Lawrence P. Brehm, Physics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
13	Psi Fi: Learning Psychology Through Active Engagement in 
	Science Fiction 
	William E. Herman, Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120
14	Putting Action in Theory: A Liberating Experiental Education 
	Peg Wesselink, Politics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
15	Play to Learn
	Walter J. Conley, Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

College teaching.