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Anthony F. Grasha Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-04-03

Scope and Content

Papers, 1972-2002, of a faculty member of the Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, including research materials, presentations, publications, course syllabi and descriptions, and miscellany.

Dates

  • 1972-2002

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of Anthony F. Grasha

Anthony "Tony" Grasha, 1942-2003, was a Cognitive and Social Psychologist. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 1968 and began teaching at the University after serving a tour in Vietnam in psychological operations. He earned his army commission of Lieutenant through ROTC and was discharged as a Captain.

His distinguished career at UC, which he began as the Director of the Institute for Research and Training in Higher Education, ultimately centered on his teaching skills and a commitment to improving students' learning experience. Grasha was the first to receive the University title of Distinguished Teaching Professor. Additionally, he was a recipient of the AB Dolly Cohen Award for Excellence in University Teaching.

Grasha wrote numerous articles and gave scores of presentations on the subject of teaching and learning, authored several books, including his 1996 publication, Teaching with Style: A Practical Guide to Enhancing Learning by Understanding Teaching and Learning Styles. Workshop presentations were also on his list of accomplishments, including for the United States Naval Academy, where he served as a consultant and workshop leader for over two decades. Grasha passed away in 2003 at the age of 61.

Extent

20.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

Papers, 1972-2002, of a faculty member of the Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, including research materials, presentations, publications, course syllabi and descriptions, and miscellany.

Statement of Arrangement

This collection is arranged into folders by topic.

Title
Finding aid for the Anthony F. Grasha Papers
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Rare Books Library Staff
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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