David Pace Curriculum Vita

(Short CV Focused on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning)

History Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 47405

(812) 332-0968

dpace@indiana.edu

PART I: BACKGROUND, AWARDS, AND DISTINCTIONS

EDUCATION

Yale University , M. Phil., l970; Ph.D., 1973

Rice University , B.A. 1966; M.A. 1968

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

Professor, History Department , Indiana University Bloomington

Co-Director, Indiana University Freshman Learning Project

GRANTS AND HONORS

Pew Fellow in the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 1999-present

American Historical Association's Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award, 2005

Fellow in the Mack Center for Inquiry on Teaching and Learning. (2004-5)

P.A. Mack Award, 2002

Ameritech Fellow 2001-2002

Frederic Bachman Lieber Memorial Award in Recognition of Distinguished Teaching, 1994

Member, Indiana University Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching, 1994-present

SPECIALIZATION

Scholarship of Teaching and Leaning

Modern European Intellectual and Cultural History

 

PART II: PUBLICATIONS AND SELECTED PAPERS IN THE SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

BOOKS

Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking , New Directions in Teaching and Learning , Vol. 98 (Fall 2004) [co-edited with Joan Middendorf ]

Studying for History , (Harper Collins, 1995) [co-Authored with Sharon Pugh]

Claude Lévi-Strauss:The Bearer of Ashes , Routledge and Kegan Paul, Books, Ltd., London , l983

Claude Lévi-Strauss: O Guardião das Cinzas , Editoria Bertrand Brasil, Rio , 1992. [Portuguese Translation of Claude Lévi-Strauss: The Bearer of Ashes ]

ARTICLES

“The Amateur in the Operating Room: History and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” American Historical Review , Vol. 109, No. 4 (October 2004), pp. 1171-1192.

Articles included in Decoding the Disciplines :

“Decoding the Disciplines: A Model for Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking,” pp.1-12. [Co-authored with Joan Middendorf ]

“Decoding the Reading of History: An Example of the Process” pp.13-22.

“Learning to Use Evidence in the Study of History”, pp.57-66. [Co-authored with Valery Grim and Leah Shopkow ]

“Using Collaborative Learning Teams to Decode Disciplines: Physiology and History” pp.75-84. [Co-authored with Whitney M. Schlegel]

“The Future of Decoding the Disciplines,” pp.109-110. [Co-authored with Joan Middendorf ]

“Controlled Fission: Teaching Supercharged Subjects,” College Teaching, Vol. 51 Issue 2 (Spring 2003)

“Overcoming Cultural Obstacles to New Ways of Teaching: The Lilly Freshman Learning Project at Indiana University ,” To Improve the Academy , Vol. 20 (2002), pp. 208-224 (with Joan Middendorf).*

“Five Habits of Successful Students,” “Creating a Future,” “Raiding Virtual Libraries,” Assessing Basic Skills in a Discipline,” and “No Whining: The Value of One-Page Appeals” in Holly Stocking et al, eds., More Quick Hits: Successful Strategies by Award Winning Teachers (Bloomington, In.: Indiana University Press, 1998), pp. 59, 63, 82, 102-103, 107-108.

“Why Did the Chicken Cross the Screen? Cognitive and Emotional Considerations in Using Film to Teach About the Manhattan Project and Hiroshima ” in John Lovell, ed. , Shattered Dreams of the Good Life: Violence and the Oppressed, Insights from Film into Violence and Oppression ( Westport Connecticut and London : Praeger, 1998, pp.113-125.

“Creating a Teaching Community among Graduate Students at a Research-Oriented University,” American Historical Association Perspectives (December 1997) (with Mary Cunningham, Stephen Kercher, and Meg Meneghel).

"Beyond 'Sorting': Teaching Cognitive Skills in the History Survey," The History Teacher , Vol. 26, No.4 (February 1993), pp. 211-220.

"Structure and Spontaneity: Pedagogical Tensions in the Construction of a Simulation of the Cuban Missile Crisis" (with Bill Bishel, Roger Beck, Peter Holquist, and George Makowski), The History Teacher , Vol. 24, No. 1 (Nov. 1990), pp. 53-65.

LECTURES AND PANELS ON THE SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING

“Decoding History: Making Explicit the Mental Operations A Department Expects of its Students,” Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Washington , D.C. , November 2006 (with Arlene Diaz, Joan Middendorf, and Leah Shopkow)

“ Organizing Disciplines for SoTL: Building on the Strategies of Historians in the UK, US, and Australia,” Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Washington, D.C., November 2006 (with Alan Booth, Sean Brawley, and Geoff Timmins)

“Tools and Processes: Understanding Methods of Inquiry and Dissemination.” Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Washington, D.C., November 2006 (with Carol Hostetter, Bernice Pescosolido, and David Malik)

“Preparing Future Faculty Programs in American History Departments” The 8 th Annual Conference on History in Higher Education, University of Oxford , April 2006

“Are History Students in Our Classes Really Learning What We Want to Teach Them?” The 8 th Annual Conference on History in Higher Education, University of Oxford , April 2006

“Easing Entry into the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Through Focused Assessments: the “Decoding the Disciplines” Approach,” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vancouver , October 2005

“ Contemporary College Teaching in History in the United States ,” U.S. State Department sponsored video presentation to thirty history and political science professors in South Africa , October 2005

“Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking,” Otterbein College , September, 2005

“Where the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning History Stands in the United States Today,” Disciplinary Perspectives on Research about History Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Issues and Opportunities, invitational symposium sponsored by the Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Courses Project and the Higher Academy Subject Centre for History, Classics and Archeology of the United Kingdom, Edinburgh, June 2004

Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Overcome Obstacles to Learning in Your Classes,” Keynote Address at the University of Akron 's annual Celebration of Excellence in Learning and Teaching, April 2005

“Something Borrowed: What We Have to Learn from the Literature on History Teaching in High School , ” Meetings of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Bloomington, IN, Oct. 22, 2004

“Decoding the Disciplines: A Model for Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking , ” Meetings of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Bloomington, IN, Oct. 22, 2004 (with Joan Middendorf ).

“So, What is My Job Anyway? How a Project in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Raises Questions about the Nature of Faculty Work,” Annual Faculty Retreat on Active Learning: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois , Champaigne-Urbana, January 27, 2003 .

Panelist on “Diversity in the Humanities” at Carnegie Fellows' Notre Dame Diversity Conference: Challenges in Diversity - Gender, Class and Ethnicity: Strategies for Teaching & Learning,” Notre Dame University , Nov.7, 2002

“Rethinking Reading : Knowing What We Want Our Students to Do,” Keynote Address, Conference for the Development of Teaching and Learning in History, Oxford University , April 2002

“Using Course Web Sites to Model the Thinking of History,” Conference for the Development of Teaching and Learning in History, Oxford University , April 2002

“Teaching Our Students to Think in the Language of Our Disciplines,” Keynote address, University of Illinois Annual Faculty Colloquium on Teaching, February, 2002.

“‘Read Pages 23-49 . . .' What Do We Want Students To Do When We Ask Them to Read?” American Historical Association Meeting in January 2002

“ From Theory to Practice to Theory: Using Others' Classrooms as Doorways to Understanding Your Own,” IUB Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Lecture Series, January 2001

“Just in Time Teaching in the Humanities: Using Web-Based Warm-up Exercises in the Humanities” at the annual meetings of the International Society for the Exploration of Teaching Alternatives, Indianapolis , October, 2001.

“Turning Abstract Learning Goals into Concrete Faculty Strategies: The ‘Operations Interviews',” Annual Meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, St.Louis, October 2001 (with Joan Middendorf )

“The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Redrawing the Conceptual Map of Higher Education,” St. Olaf College , April 23, 2001

“The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Historian's Perspective,” Conference on Teaching and Learning Across the Disciplines: Models for Scholarship, Youngstown State University , February 23, 2001

“‘Remind Me Why I Got Excited About Teaching': Faculty Change through the Creation of Cohorts,” Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, 25 th Annual Conference, Vancouver , Nov. 10, 2000. (with Joan Middendorf)

“Modeling the Craft of History on a Course Website,” Indiana University Teaching Learning Technologies Lab Faculty Project Showcase, May 24, 2000

“Show Casing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Indiana University South Bend , April 14, 2000 (with Dennis Jacobs Notre Dame University and Craig Nelson, IUB)

“Higher Level Thinking in Large Lecture Classes: The Warm-Up Exercise,” Indiana University Symposium, April 7, 2000 (with Joan Middendorf , IUB, Professor Gregor Novak, IUPUI, and Professor James Brophy, IUB )

“New Visions of Teaching and Scholarship : (1)The Future of History in the New Academia,” University of Toronto – October 22, 1999

“New Visions of Teaching and Scholarship: (2) Developing a Strategy for Departmental Success in a New World of Higher Education,” October 25, 1999

“A Student's Guide to the Tower of Babel : Teaching the Culture of Our Disciplines,” Dean of Faculty and RUGS lecture series on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, October 21, 1999

"A Model for Thinking About Scholarship of Teaching," A Community of Scholars of Teaching and Learning, Sponsored by the Indiana University Dean of Faculties Office

“Strategies for Effecting Campus Reform“ I.U. Summer Leadership Institute, June 1999

“Mobilizing Faculty to Rethink Student Learning: The IUB Freshman Learning Project,” 17Annual Spring Symposium, Bloomington , Indiana , 1999

“The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the Mental Map of Academia,” University Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching, Dean of Faculties/ Research and University Graduate School Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, February 1999

“What Do We Want Them to Do? The Indiana University Freshman Learning Project's Effort to Define and to Model Disciplinary Expectations in Introductory Courses,” International First-Year Experience Conference, Dublin , Ireland , July 1998

"Creating a Departmental Teaching Community through Faculty/TA Cooperation," presented at "The Professional Apprenticeship: TAs in the 21st Century" (5th National Conference on the Education and Employment of Graduate Teaching Assistants), Denver, Colorado, November 1995 [Presented with Mary Cunningham, Stephen Kercher, and Meg Meneghel]

Panelist at session on "Designing a College Pedagogy Program at a Research University " at "The Professional Apprenticeship: TAs in the 21st Century" (5th National Conference on the Education and Employment of Graduate Teaching Assistants), November 1995

“Simulations as a Tool in Dealing with Cultural Diversity in the Classroom, Nola Hatterman Institut, Paramaribo, Surinam, July 1990

"Allan Bloom and Changing Definition of Culture in American Education," Nola Hatterman Institut, Paramaribo , Surinam , July 1990

"Simulations and Computers: New Horizons in the Teaching of the Social Sciences," University of Sao Paulo , Brazil and Federal University of Pernambuco , Brazil , March, 1987

TEACHING WORKSHOPS AND RELATED ACTITIVIES

Facilitated a three-workshop for historians writing on the scholarship of teaching and learning at Georgetown University sponsored by the Visible Knowledge Project, April 2005

State Department sponsored video presentation and led a discussion on t eaching human r ights for faculty from law schools in India, Bangladesh , Sri Lanka, Thailand, and the Philippines, November 1, 2004

“Understanding How Your Students Learn: A Workshop of Teaching Assistants” University of Illinois , February, 2002.

New Visions of Teaching and Scholarship: Developing a Strategy for Departmental Success in a New World of Higher Education,” History Department, University of Toronto , Oct.25, 1999.