Sara Sage's research and teaching interests include PBL, psychological type and learning styles, effective instruction, professional development for educators, adult development, qualitative research Sage consults and presents on PBL throughout North America.
F201 - Exploring the Personal Demands of Teaching
F202 - Field Experience
M314 and S512 - Secondary General Methods
R301 - Audio/Visual Material Production
Student Teaching Seminar
J511 - Individualized Instruction
S512/E518 - Problem-Based Learning Workshop
F200 Exploring Self as Teacher (Advance College Project)
Sage, S.M. (2004). Problem-based learning and psychological type: Results from three sixth-grade classrooms . Manuscript in preparation.
Mettetal, G. & Sage, S.M. (in press). Teaching and evaluating dispositions in a preservice education course. In R.L. Smith, J. Hurst & D. Skarbek (Eds.), The Passion of Teaching: Dispositions in the School . Lanham , MD : Scarecrow Publications.
Sage, S.M. (2003). Learning in problem-based learning experiences. In proceedings from the PBL Symposium 2003: In the service of learning . . . Getting to the heart of problem-based learning (pp. 13-14). Aurora , IL : Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy .
Torp , L.T. & Sage, S.M. (2002). Problems as possibilities: Problem-based learning for K-16 education (2 nd ed .). Alexandria , VA : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Sage, S.M. (2002). Problem-based learning course portfolio . Prepared for the National Peer Review Project (PBL-PR). Birmingham , AL : Samford University . Available online at http://www.samford.edu/pbl/pblpr/sarasage/ .
Sage, S.M. (2002, Fall ). The course portfolio: Documenting classroom action research. PBL Insight, 5 (2). Available online at http://www.samford.edu/pbl/PBLInsight/sage.html .
Sage, S.M. (2001). Problem-based learning . Paper prepared for the online DiscoverCTL Professional Development System. Bowling Green , OH : Bowling Green State University .
Honors and Awards
Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2004
Trustees Teaching Award, $2500, Indiana University system, May, 2002Trustees Teaching Award, $2500, Indiana University system, May, 2001