Published on December 5, 2017 by Sean Flynt
Stephen Chew, Samford Psychology Department chair and internationally recognized expert on teaching and learning, co-authored an article for the Dec. 5 Inside Higher Education.
In "Teaching and Learning: Lost in a Buzzword Wasteland," Chew and co-author William Cerbin, Director of the University of Wisconsin Lacrosse's Center for Advancing Teaching & Learning, argue that "teaching and learning are lost in a buzzword wasteland," and offer a way out.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.