New Book, Servant Teaching: Practices for Renewing Christian Higher Education, by Quentin Schultze

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Learn more about this new book from Quentin Schultze, Professor of Communication (Emeritus), Calvin University, and distinguished CCSN Senior Fellow.

Book Description (From Amazon)

that reveal the heart of effective Christian higher education—what he calls “servant teaching” with faith, skill, and virtue. Each chapter provides a key to motivating students to learn with excellence, compassion, and delight. The book also serves as a journal for identifying your own teaching strengths and highlighting effective instructional practices which you can begin immediately.

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Reviews (From Amazon)

“Reading this book is like having that wise, older teaching mentor that faculty rarely have. . . . I am profoundly grateful for this book. [It is] perfect for busy teachers and students. . . . It should be required reading for every person in charge of faculty development and a required book for all young Christian professors.” [from the foreword]
Dr. Perry L. Glanzer, professor of educational foundations; editor-in-chief, Christian Scholar’s Review; resident scholar, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University
“This is a terrific book—wonderful wisdom, integrated theory and praxis, honesty with transparency, captivating stories, and reflective teaching insights. A must-read for new and veteran professors.”
Dr. Tim Detwiler, provost, Kuyper College
“Dr. Schultze’s book will inspire all teachers, from adult Sunday school to K-12 and universities, to love God more, to love students more, and to risk being a more authentic and vulnerable servant teacher.”
Shirley V. Hoogstra, president, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

“This book is practical, pithy, faith-infused, and rooted in long classroom experience and genuine empathy for students. It offers a conversation about your classroom from which you will emerge with fresh food for thought and a wealth of practical suggestions.”
Dr. David I. Smith, director, Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning, Calvin University

“Wow! This personal, practical, and engaging book from a master teacher is the encouragement every professor needs for these challenging times.”
Dr. Elizabeth McLaughlin, professor, Bethel University (IN)

“I. LOVE. THIS. BOOK! Dr. Schultze’s practical insights, gained from decades of success (and failure) in his efforts to serve students, help all of us in Christian higher education to follow our calling more intentionally.”

Dr. Karl Payton, associate vice president—accreditation & quality assurance, LeTourneau University
“This is a marvelous book—personal, accessible, pithy, and loaded with practical ideas for faculty in all disciplines. I just read it while planning a new course; it made a tremendous difference.”
Dr. Kevin Schut, professor and chair, Trinity Western University

“Dr. Schultze offers instructors at every career stage much hard-won wisdom in candid and sapient reflections illuminated by vivid and humble vignettes. It’s the best book on teaching I’ve read in a long while, and I plan to reread it and recommend it widely.”
Dr. John G. Stackhouse Jr., Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies and dean of faculty development, Crandall University, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

“This book brings a hopeful, holistic approach to teaching with a commitment to virtue and spiritual health. Schultze helps professors renew their callings with much practical wisdom and the heart of a servant mentor.”
Dr. Annalee Ward, professor, director of the Wendt Center for Character Education, University of Dubuque

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