Getting Started

We welcome you to join the community of instructors, educational developers, and scholars of teaching and learning who are working together advance the Decoding paradigm. If you are new to the approach, here are some ways to quickly become a part of this effort:
Read the Existing Literature:
There is now a considerable literature on Decoding and its application in a variety of situations. In addition to the 2004 Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking, published in the New Directions in Teaching and Learning series, three new book-length study of the approach will soon be available, and a large body of articles on particular aspects of the paradigm or its application in particular disciplines is already in print. Click here to see a bibliography of published works on Decoding.
Attend a Workshop or Presentation:
General introductions to Decoding and to particular aspects of this work occur frequently on university campuses and at professional meetings. Click here to see a list of upcoming events.
Invite a Person Experienced in Decoding to Your Campus:
A number of scholars of teaching and learning with extensive experience with Decoding are available to do workshops at universities around the world. Click here to see a list of academics working in the area who are available for campus visits.
If you are experienced at Decoding and would like to be included on this list, please send your contact information and a description of the work that you have done in the field to dpace@indiana.edu.]