Books

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Pace, David, and Joan Middendorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004)2004
Miller-Young, Janice, and Jennifer Boman, eds. Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 150. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass2017
Pace, David. The Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2017)2017
Middendorf, Joan and Leah Shopkow, Overcoming Student Learning Bottlenecks: Decode the Critical Thinking of Your Discipline (Stylus, 2017) 20% Discount Code: Coming soon2017


Articles Focused on Decoding

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TitleDate of Publication
Ardizzone, Tony, Fritz Breithaupt, and Paul C. Gutjahr, “Decoding Humanities,” in David Pace and Joan Middnedorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004) pp.45-562004
Bernstein, Jeffrey, “Plowing through Bottlenecks in Political Science” in Kathleen McKinney, ed., The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning In and Across the Disciplines (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2012), pp. 74-92.2012
Boman, Jennifer, Genevieve Currie, Ron MacDonald, Janice Miller-Young, Michelle Yeo, Stephanie Zettel, “Overview of Decoding the Disciplines,” (2017) In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.13-18.2017
Burkholder, J. Peter“Decoding the Discipline of Music History for Our Students,” Journal of Music History Pedagogy, (February 2011), Vol. 1, n. 2, pp. 93–111.2011
Clark, Jennifer and Adrian Jones, “Communities of decoding: Using the Decoding the Disciplines paradigm to create faculty learning communities on three continents,” Annual Meetings of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Melbourne, Australia, October 28, 2015.2015
Genevieve Currie, “Conscious Connections: Phenomenology and Decoding the Disciplines,” (2017) In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.37-48.2017
Díaz, Arlene, and Leah Shopkow. 2014. “A Tale of Two Thresholds.” Paper presented at the Fifth Biennial International Threshold Concepts Conference, Durham University, UK, 10 July 2014.2014
Díaz, Arlene, Joan Middendorf, David Pace, and Leah Shopkow, “The History Learning Project: A Department “Decodes” Its Students,” Journal of American History, Vol. 94, No. 4 (March 2008), pp.1211-1224.2008
Díaz, Arlene, Joan Middendorf, David Pace, and Leah Shopkow, “Making Thinking Explicit: A History Department Decodes Its Discipline,” National Teaching and Learning Forum, Vol.16, No.2 (February 2007)2007
Durisen, Richard H. and Catherine A. Pilachowski, “Decoding Astronomical Concepts,” in David Pace and Joan Middnedorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004) pp.33-43.2004
Grim, Valerie, David Pace, and Leah Shopkow, “Learning to Use Evidence in the Study of History” in David Pace and Joan Middnedorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004) pp.57-65.2004
Haney, Sally, “Interrogating Our Past Practice as We Scale the Walls of the Box We Call Journalism Education,” Towards 2020: New Directions in Journalism Education, http://ryersonjournalism.ca/toward-2020-interrogating-our-past-practice-as-we-scale-the-walls-of-the-box-we-call-journalism-education/ (Accessed December 2015)2015
Kurz, Lisa and Trudy W. Banta, (2004) “Decoding the Assessment of Student Learning” in David Pace and Joan Middendorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004) pp.85-94.2004
MacDonald, Ron. (In 2017. “Intuitions and Instincts: Considerations for Decoding Disciplinary Identities.” In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.63-74.2017
Middendorf, Joan, “Finding Key Faculty to Influence Change” in Matthew Kaplan and Devorah Lieberman, eds., To Improve the Academy: Vol. 18. Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development (Bolton, MA.: Anker, 2000), pp.83-89.2000
Middendorf, Joan, “Facilitating a Faculty Learning Community Using the Decoding the Disciplines Model,” in David Pace and Joan Middendorf, eds., Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004), pp. 95-107.2007
Middendorf, Joan, “Easing Entry into the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning through Focused Assessments: The “Decoding the Disciplines” Approach, To Improve the Academy (2007)2007
Middendorf, Joan, Jolanta Mickutė, Tara Saunders, José Najar, Andrew E Clark-Huckstep, David Pace, and with Keith Eberly and Nicole McGrath, “What’s feeling got to do with it? Decoding emotional bottlenecks in the history classroom,” Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 14 (April 2015) pp.166-180.2015
Middendorf, Joan and David Pace, “Overcoming cultural obstacles to new ways of teaching: The Lilly Freshman Learning Project at Indiana University,” in D. Lieberman & C. Wehlburg (Eds.), To Improve the Academy, 20, 208-224. Bolton, MA: Anker, (2002), pp.208-224.2002
Middendorf, Joan and David Pace, “Future of Decoding the Disciplines,” ,” in David Pace and Joan Middendorf, eds., Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004), pp. 109-110.2004
Middendorf, Joan and David Pace, “Making Thinking Explicit: A History Department Decodes Its Discipline,” National Teaching and Learning Forum, Vol.16, No.2 (February 2007)2007
Middendorf, Joan and David Pace, “Just in Time Teaching in History” in Scott Simkins and Mark Maier, Just in Time Teaching Across the Disciplines (Sterling, VA.: Stylus Publishing, 2009).2009
Miller-Young, Janice and Jennifer Boman, “Uncovering Ways of Thinking, Practicing and Being through Key Themes in Decoding across Disciplines.” In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.19-35.2017
Miller-Young, Janice and Jennifer Boman , “Learning from Decoding across Disciplines and within Communities of Practice” (2017) In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.97-101.2017
Miller-Young, Janice, Yasmin Dean, Melanie Rathburn, Jennifer Pettit, Margot Underwood, Judy Gleeson, Roberta Lexier, Victoria Calvert, and Patti Clayton (2015) “Decoding Ourselves: An Inquiry into Faculty Learning About Reciprocity in Service-Learning.” Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (Fall 2015), 32-47.2017
Neumann, Friederike, “How does a Historian Read a Scholarly Text and How Do Students Learn to Do the Same,” in David Ludvigsson and Alan Booth, Enriching History Teaching and Learning: Challenges, Possibilities, Practice (Linköping Sweden: Linköping University, 2015), pp. 67-83. (The full text of this volume may be found at http://liu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:786270/FULLTEXT01.pdf)2015
Pace, David, ““Controlled Fission: Teaching Supercharged Subjects,” College Teaching, Vol. 51 Issue 2 (Spring 2003), pp. 42-45.2003
Pace, David, “Decoding the Reading of History: An Example of the Process” in David Pace and Joan Middendorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004), pp.13-22.2004
Pace, David, “Opening History’s ‘Black Boxes’: Decoding the Disciplinary Unconscious of Historians” in Carolin Kreber, ed., Teaching and Learning Within and Beyond disciplinary boundaries (London: Routledge, 2008), pp.96-104.2008
Pace, David, “Assessment in History: The case for Decoding” the discipline, Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vol. 11, No. 3, August 2011, pp. 107 – 119.2011
Pace, David, “Prezi and Decoding of History,” in Quick Hits: Teaching with Technology (Indiana University Press, 2012), pp. 91-92.2012
Pace, David, “Decoding Historical Evidence,” in David Ludvigsson, ed., Enhancing Student Learning in History. Perspectives on University History Teaching (University of Uppsala, Sweden: Swedish Science Press, 2012), pp.49-622012
Pace, David and Joan Middendorf, “Learning Paradigms in the Trading Zone: What Decoding the Disciplines Can Offer to Threshold Concepts,” Forthcoming
Petit, Jennifer, Victoria Calvert, Yasmin Dean, Judy Gleeson, Roberta Lexier, Melanie Rathburn, Margot Underwood. (In press) “Building Bridges from the Decoding Interview to Teaching Practice.” In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.75-85.2017
Rouse, M., Phillips, J., Mehaffey, R., McGowan, S., and Felten, P. (2017). Students as Partners in Decoding the Disciplines: The Political Science Literature Review. International Journal of Students as Partners (IJSaP). https://mulpress.mcmaster.ca/ijsap/article/view/30612017
Rubin, M. Barry and Shankar Krishnan, “Decoding Applied Data in Professional Schools,” Durisen, Richard H. and Catherine A. Pilachowski, “Decoding Astronomical Concepts,” in David Pace and Joan Middendorf, Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004) pp.67-73.2004
Schultz, Kyle T., and LouAnn Lovin. 2012. “Examining Mathematics Teachers’ Disciplinary Thinking.” The Mathematics Educator 21 (2): 2–10.2012
Schlegel, Whitney M. and David Pace, “Using Collaborative Learning Teams to Decode Disciplines: Physiology and History,” in David Pace and Joan Middendorf, eds., Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98 (Fall 2004), pp.75-83.2004
Shopkow, Leah (2010). “What ‘Decoding the Disciplines’ has to offer ‘Threshold Concepts,’” in Threshold Concepts and Transformational Learning, ed. Jan H. F. Meyer, Ray Land, & Catherine Baillie (Rotterdam: Sense Publications), 317-32.2010
Shopkow, Leah, Arlene Díaz, Joan, Middendorf, and David Pace, (2013). The History Learning Project “Decodes” a Discipline: The Marriage of Research and Teaching. In Kathleen McKinney (ed.) SoTL in and Across the Disciplines. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.2013
Shopkow, Leah with Arlene Díaz, Joan Middendorf, and David Pace (2013). “From Bottlenecks to Epistemology: Changing the Conversation about History in Colleges and Universities.” In Changing the Conversation about Higher Education, ed. Robert J. Thompson, 15-37. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield.2013
Shopkow, Leah and Arlene Díaz, “Of Bottlenecks, Thresholds and Way-Stations” forthcoming
Somers, Caroline, “Decoding the Discipline for Postgraduate Law Students” http://icep.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Decoding-the-Discipline-CSOMERS.pdf2014
Sundt, Jody, “Overcoming Student Resistance to Learning Research Methods: An Approach Based on Decoding Disciplinary Thinking,” Journal Of Criminal Justice Education, Volume 21, Number 3 (September 2010), 266-284.2010
Yeo, Michelle, “Decoding the Disciplines as Hermeneutic Practice.” (2017) In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.49-62.2017
Yeo, Michelle, Mark Lafave, Khatija Westbrook, Dennis Valdez, and Breda Eubank. (2017) In Using the Decoding the Disciplines Framework for Learning Across Disciplines, New Directions for Teaching and Learning, edited by Janice Miller-Young and Jennifer Boman. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp.87-96. 2017
Zhu, C., Rehrey, G., Treadwell, B., & Johnson, C. C. (2012). Looking back to move ahead: How students learn deep geological time by predicting future environmental impacts. Journal of College Science Teaching, 41(3), 61−66.2012
Timmermans, Julie A., and Jan HF Meyer. "A framework for working with university teachers to create and embed ‘Integrated Threshold Concept Knowledge’(ITCK) in their practice." International Journal for Academic Development (2017): 1-15.2017
Shopkow, Leah, "How many sources do I need? History Teacher, 50(2), pp. 169–200.
Zolan, Miriam, Susan Strome, and Roger Innes (2004). Decoding Genetics and Molecular Biology. In Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking, (New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 98), 67-73, edited by David Pace and Joan Middendorf, 23-32.2004


Articles Discussing Decoding

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Bain, Kenneth and Randy Bass, “Threshold Concepts of Teaching and Learning that Transform Faculty Practice (and the Limits of Individual Change),” in Donald W. Hayword. ed. Transforming undergraduate education : theory that compels, practices that succeed, (Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2012), pp.189-207.2012
Bass, Randy, Maggie Debelius, Eddie Maloney, Nathaniel Rivers, and Norma Tilden, (2011) “Thresholds of Writing Project, Georgetown University Project Progress Report 2009-2010,” (Available March 2015)2015