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Teaching First-Year College Students

Author: Erickson, Bette Lasere.
Publisher: Wiley 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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 strat.
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erickson, Bette Lasere.
OCLC Number: 747530422
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
Audience --
Themes --
Overview of the Contents --
A Last Word --
Acknowledgments --
About the Authors --
Part One: Understanding First-Year Students --
Chapter 1: First-Year Students in Perspective --
Why They Come --
A Backward Glance --
Touching Down --
The Bargain --
Who They Are --
Getting Overwhelmed --
Reprise --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 2: Intellectual Development in College --
Perry8217;s Research on Student Development --
Belenky, Clinchy, Goldberger, and Tarule: Women8217;s Ways of Knowing --
Baxter Magolda: Gender-Related Patterns --
King and Kitchener: The Reflective Judgment Model --
Implications of Research on Development for Instruction --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 3: Learning Styles --
Witkin8217;s Field Independence --
Kolb8217;s Learning Style Inventory --
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator --
Felder-Silverman Learning Style Model --
Concluding Thoughts --
For Further Exploration --
Part Two: Effective Instruction for First-Year Students --
Chapter 4: Knowing, Understanding, Thinking, and Learning How to Learn --
Knowing: Memorizing --
Understanding: The Ability to Recognize --
Thinking: Applying What One Has Learned --
Learning How to Learn --
A Note on Classification of Learning Goals --
Students8217; Definitions of Learning --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 5: Preparing a Syllabus and Meeting the First Class --
Preparing a Syllabus --
Meeting the First Class --
Conclusion --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 6: Presenting and Explaining --
How We Process Information and Construct Meaning --
Suggestions for Presenting and Explaining --
A Look Back and Ahead --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 7: Creating Involvement in the Classroom --
Small-Group Discussion Methods --
Writing-to-Learn Activities --
Case Study Methods --
Role-Playing Methods --
General Suggestions --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 8: Encouraging Active Reading --
Assignments to Reconsiderl --
Assignments to Help Students Learn from Readingl --
Conclusionl --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 9: Supporting Active Study Practices --
Assignments for Individual Student Work --
Assignments for Collaborative Student Work --
Conclusion --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 10: Trying Transformed Teaching --
Problem-Based Learning --
Learning Communities --
Service Learning --
Conclusion --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 11: Evaluating Student Learning --
Multiple Choice Questions --
Essay Questions and Other Writing Assignments --
Other Forms of Assessment --
Conclusion --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 12: Grading --
Determining Grades --
Grading Problems --
Conclusion --
For Further Exploration --
Part Three: Opportunities and Challenges in First-Year Instruction --
Chapter 13: Creating Inclusion in First-Year Classrooms and Curricula --
A Background of Difference --
A Three-Part Plan --
Difficult Dialogues --
Conclusion --
For Further Exploration --
Chapter 14: Teaching Large Classes --
Anonymity --
Getting Students Involved --
Riskier Strategies to Engage Students --
Testing and Grading --
Working with Teaching Assistants --
Conclusion --
For Further Exploration --
T$2455.

Abstract:

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 strat.

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