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Teaching first-year college students

Author: Bette LaSere Erickson; Calvin B Peters; Diane Weltner Strommer
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2006.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Teaching First-Year College Students is a thoroughly expanded and updated edition of Teaching College Freshmen, which has become a classic in the field since it was published in 1991. The book offers concrete suggestions about specific strategies and approaches for faculty who teach first-year courses. The new edition is based on the most current research on teaching and learning and incorporates information about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Erickson, Bette LaSere, 1945-
Teaching first-year college students.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2006
(DLC) 2006005273
(OCoLC)64288995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bette LaSere Erickson; Calvin B Peters; Diane Weltner Strommer
ISBN: 9780470614747 0470614749
OCLC Number: 555039992
Notes: Revised edition of: Teaching college freshmen. 1991.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 284 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: First-year students in perspective --
Intellectual development in college --
Learning styles --
Knowing, understanding, thinking, and learning how to learn : the goals of first-year instruction --
Preparing a syllabus and meeting the first class --
Presenting and explaining --
Creating involvement in the classroom --
Encouraging active reading --
Supporting active study practices --
Trying transformed teaching --
Evaluating student learning --
Grading --
Creating inclusion in first-year classroom and curricula --
Teaching large classes --
Sustaining engagement outside class : office hours, advising, and first-year seminars --
Strengthening commitment to first-year instruction.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Bette LaSere Erickson, Calvin B. Peters, Diane Weltner Strommer.
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Teaching First-Year College Students is a thoroughly expanded and updated edition of Teaching College Freshmen, which has become a classic in the field since it was published in 1991. The book offers concrete suggestions about specific strategies and approaches for faculty who teach first-year courses. The new edition is based on the most current research on teaching and learning and incorporates information about the demographic changes that have occurred in student populations since the first edition was published. The updated strategies are designed to help first-year students adjust effec.

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