Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning
August 2012, Jossey-Bass
About the Author xxi
PART I: The New Digital Landscape 1
1. The Flat Classroom and Global Competition 3
2. Social Proximity and the Virtual Classroom 27
3. Games, Customization, and Learning 51
PART II: Designing 21st-Century Courses 73
4. Designing College More Like a Video Game 75
5. Technology for Information Delivery 103
6. Technology for Engagement 129
7. Technology for Assessment 153
8. The Naked Classroom 185
PART III Strategies for Universities of the Future 215
9. The Educational Product in the Internet Age 217
10. The Naked Curriculum 243
11. The Naked Campus 267
José Antonio Bowen is dean of the Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Chair, and professor of music at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
—Mary Taylor Huber, "Books Worth Reading" for Change magazine "This is an important book. Everyone who is concerned about the future of higher education should read it. In a highly readable and lively style, Bowen makes the most intelligent argument I’ve encountered about how we should think about teaching and learning and emerging technologies. It is also a powerful guide to more effective teaching and deeper learning."
—Ken Bain, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs and professor of history and urban education, University of the District of Columbia; and author, What the Best College Teachers Do
"Teaching Naked is a persuasive proposal for using technology
outside the classroom to free up time inside the
classroom for more meaningful student-faculty interaction.
Insightful and provocative, it is filled with practical advice for
teachers, administrators, and institutions on how to navigate the
revolutionary present in order to remain relevant for the
—Elizabeth Barkley, professor of music, Foothill College, and author, Student Engagement Techniques and Collaborative Learning Techniques
—L. Dee Fink, author, Creating Significant Learning Experiences
"This is one of the most exciting books I have read in a long time. I could not stop sharing quotes from it with my wife, also an educator, while reading it," -L. Dee Fink, author, Creating Significant Learning Experience
San Francisco, CA - Technology is profoundly changing education. If students are going to continue to pay enormous sums for campus classes, colleges will need to provide more than what can be found online and maximize "naked" face-to-face contact with faculty.
TEACHING NAKED (Jossey-Bass, September 2012, ISBN: 978-1-118-11035-5, $36.00 / Paperback / also available as an e-book) shows how technology is most powerfully used outside the classroom, and when used effectively, can ensure that students arrive to class more prepared for meaningful interaction with faculty. It offers practical advice for faculty and administrators on how to engage students with new technology, while restructuring classes into more active learning environments.
Insightful and provocative, it shows how teachers, instructors and administrators can navigate the revolutionary present in order to remain relevant for the future.
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