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McKeachie's teaching tips : strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers

Author: Wilbert J McKeachie; Barbara Hofer; et al
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Guides, manuels, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbert J McKeachie; Barbara Hofer; et al
ISBN: 0618116494 9780618116492
OCLC Number: 502494808
Description: xxii, 371 p.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Countdown for course preparation --
3. Meeting a class for the first time --
4. Facilitating discussion: posing problems, listening, questioning --
5. How to make lectures more effective --
6. Assessing, testing, and evaluating: grading is not the most important function --
7. What to do about cheating --
8. The ABC's of assigning grades --
9. Motivation in the college classroom --
10. Valuing student differences --
11. Problem students (there's almost always at least one!) --
12. Counseling, advising, and educating --
13. Teaching students to learn through writing: journals, papers, and reports --
14. Reading as active learning --
15. Active learning: cooperative, collaborative, and peer learning --
16. Problem-based learning: teaching with cases, simulations and games --
17. Technology and teaching --
18. Teaching large classes --
19. Laboratory instruction: ensuring an active learning experience --
20. Facilitating experiential learning: service learning, fieldwork, and collaborative research --
21. Using project methods, independent study, and one-on-one teaching --
22. Teaching by distance education --
23. Teaching students how to learn --
24. Teaching thinking --
25. Teaching values: should we? --
26. Ethics in college teaching --
27. Vitality and growth throughout your teaching career.
Other Titles: Teaching tips :
Responsibility: Wilbert J. McKeachie with chapters by Barbara Hofer ... [et al.].

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