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Teaching and learning in further and adult education

Author: L Walkin
Publisher: Cheltenham : Thornes, 1990.
Series: ST (P) handbooks for further education
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

"This is a very useful comprehensive handbook for teacher trainees." Education Today. Candidates working for any post-compulsory teacher's and trainer's qualification will find relevant and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Walkin
ISBN: 0748701451 9780748701452
OCLC Number: 21293454
Description: viii, 288 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 The principles of learning: developing a favourable learning attitude in your students; identifying characteristics of different types of learning; how people learn; applying principles of learning to individual teaching strategies; student-centred learning and performance judging. Part 2 The principles of teaching: recognizing differences and similarities between students' learning characteristics; choosing appropriate teaching methods; identifying and evaluating different teaching methods; matching teaching skills to method; combining and integrating methods; planning, preparing and delivering a teaching programme. Part 3 Learning resources: identifying availability of learning and teaching resources; selecting appropriate learning and teaching resources; using the learning resources centre; using audio-visual aids when teaching; using computer and data processing aids when teaching; resource planning. Chapter 4 Course organization and curriculum development: formulating aims and objectives; defining terminology appropriate to curriculum development; formulating and justifying aims and objectives for a specific training programme; identifying factors influencing the design of schemes of work; integrating schemes of work, outcomes, and assessment procedures. Chapter 5 Assessment: translating objectives into performance goals; designing, using and evaluating tests; objective testing; assessment methods compared; classifying and evaluating assessment methods; planning and preparing assessment procedures. Chapter 6 Communication: identifying socio-cultural influences on language; communicating in teaching and learning situations; the importance of communication style; selecting the communication mode; communicating effectively with students; enhancing student communications. Chapter 7 Role: describing education; identifying institutions and agencies associated wih further and adult education; why students enrol for courses; appraising social and educational backgrounds of student groups; relating group appraisals to planning; creating an environment conducive to learning; health and safety in the learning environment; counselling, guidance and classroom management; involving students in curriculum matters; promoting students' participation in their professional and personal development; identifying the roles of a teacher; identifying and evaluating characteristics of personal teaching styles.
Series Title: ST (P) handbooks for further education
Responsibility: Les Walklin.


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