Seminarium Elements Book Series NEWS: Seminarium Elements titles have been digitized and are available via LOGOS.Fortress Press’s new Seminarium: The Elements of Great Teaching series is ideal for twenty-first-century readers. QR codes dot the pages – but don’t worry, if you don’t do QR codes, the URLs are available in footnotes. This book is full of great, useful information – and points readers to more useful information online. ~ Laura K. Simmons, George Fox Seminary via the Wabash Center’s “Reflective Teaching” book reviews. Accessed 5/18/2015.Written by religious studies and seminary professors for religious studies and seminary professors, the Seminarium Elements series bridges the pedagogical aspirations of seminariumblog.org with practical solutions for today’s seminary and religious studies educators.Pedagogies for Student-Centered Learning: Online and On-Ground by Cari Crumly (Author); Sarah d’Angelo (Contributor); Pamela Dietz (Contributor) Release Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 The question of determining what pedagogies to use within the classroom (on-ground or virtual) can often plague teachers given the preferences of today’s student. This book will help you to identify the difference between teacher-centered and student-centered learning and the various pedagogies commonly associated with each.Sticky Learning: How Neuroscience Supports Teaching That’s Remembered by Holly J. Inglis (Author); Kathy L. Dawson (Contributor); Rodger Y. Nishioka (Contributor) Release Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 Educators are engaging with neuroscientists to reshape classroom practices, content delivery, curriculum design, and physical classroom spaces to enhance students? learning and memory, primarily in elementary and secondary education. Why not in seminary education? Interreligious Learning and Teaching: A Christian Rationale for a Transformative Praxis by Kristin Johnston Largen (Author); Mary E. Hess (Contributor); Christy Lohr Sapp (Contributor) Release Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 There is still resistance in Christian institutions to interreligious dialogue. this attitude belies the current culture in which we live, which constantly exposes us to the beliefs and practices of others. Kristin Johnston Largen sees this setting as an opportunity and seeks to provide not only the theological grounding for such a position but also some practical advice on how both to teach and live out this conviction.Understanding Bible by Design: Create Courses with Purpose by G. Brooke Lester (Author); Christopher M. Jones (Contributor); Jane S. Webster (Contributor) Release Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 This book introduces the reader to Understanding by Design: an approach to course design that is proven time-efficient and grounded in the instructor’s most closely-held convictions about her subject matter’s “big ideas and essential questions.” Effective Social Learning: A Collaborative, Globally-Networked Pedagogy by Nathan Loewen (Author); Christopher Duncanson-Hales (Contributor); G. Brooke Lester (Contributor) Release Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015 Here Nathan Loewen moves beyond surface questions about technology in the classroom to a problem best addressed by educators in bricks-and-mortar institutions: if students are social learners, how do we teach in a way that promotes actual dialogue for learning?