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Scholarship of teaching

Author(s): Weimer, M.

Citation: Weimer, M. (1992). Scholarship of teaching. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience, 4(1), 41-58.



Author proposes that teaching deserves to be redefined as an intellectually vigorous, scholarly activity. She defines and describes the land of scholarship she feels fits the complexity of the proposed phenomenon to be studied. The author also outlines some steps-actions that can and should be undertaken in the interest of promoting a scholarship of teaching- and then makes conclusions regarding the impact and feasibility of such a field of study.


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