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Teaching what you don't know

Author: Therese Huston
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.
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Everyone in academia knows it and no one likes to admit it: faculty often have to teach courses in areas they don't know very well. The challenges are even greater when students don't share your cultural background, lifestyle, or assumptions about how to behave in a classroom. In this practical and funny book, an experienced teaching consultant offers many creative strategies for dealing with typical problems.  Read more...
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Huston, Therese.
Teaching what you don't know.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009016140
(OCoLC)316037957
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Therese Huston
ISBN: 9780674054028 0674054024
OCLC Number: 648759647
Awards: Runner-up for ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award: Education 2009
Short-listed for ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award: Education 2009
Description: 1 online resource (314 pages)
Contents: The growing challenge --
Why it's better than it seems --
Getting ready --
Teaching and surviving --
Thinking in class --
Teaching students you don't understand --
Getting better --
Advice for administrators.
Responsibility: Therese Huston.

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Moving behind the reassuring public image of professorial expertise, Huston exposes a growing but still largely hidden academic reality: university teachers--sometimes even full professors--teaching Read more...

 
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