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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks, manuals, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
McKeachie, Wilbert James, 1921-
McKeachie's teaching tips.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c1999
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Wilbert James McKeachie; Graham Gibbs; et al
|Description:||xx, 379 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Getting started: ch. 1. Introduction --
ch. 2. Countdown for course preparation --
ch. 3. Planning your students' learning activities --
ch. 4. Meeting a class for the first time --
pt. 2. Basic skills for facilitating student learning --
ch. 5. Facilitating discussion: posing problems, listening, questioning --
ch. 6. Lecturing --
ch. 7. Testing and assessing learning: assigning grades is not the most important function --
ch. 8. What to do about cheating --
ch. 9. ABC's of assigning grades --
pt. 3. Adding to your repertoire of skills and strategies for facilitating student learning: ch. 10. Teaching students to learn through writing: papers, journals, and reports --
ch. 11. Teaching students how to learn more from textbooks and other reading --
ch. 12. Laboratory teaching: teaching students to think like scientists --
ch. 13. Experiential learning: service learning, fieldwork, and collaborative research --
ch. 14. Peer learning, collaborative learning, cooperative learning --
ch. 15. Project methods, independent study, and one-on-one teaching --
ch. 16. Problem-based learning: teaching with cases, simulations, and games --
ch. 17. Using communication and information technologies effectively --
ch. 18. Class size and sectional courses --
ch. 19. Teaching large classes (you can still get active learning) --
pt. 4. Understanding students: ch. 20. Taking student social diversity into account --
ch. 21. Problem students (there's almost always at least one!) --
ch. 22. Counseling and advising --
pt. 5. Lifelong learning for you as well as your students: ch. 23. Appraising and improving your teaching: using students, peers, experts, and classroom research --
ch. 24. Ethics in college teaching --
pt. 6. Teaching for higher-level goals: ch. 25. Motivating students for your course and for lifelong learning --
ch. 26. Teaching students how to learn --
ch. 27. Teaching thinking --
ch. 28. Teaching values: should we? Could we?
|Other Titles:||Teaching tips
Strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers
|Responsibility:||Wilbert J. McKeachie ; with chapters by Graham Gibbs ... [et al.].|
- College teaching.
- First year teachers.
- Teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Pédagogie universitaire.
- Enseignants débutants.
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