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Thinking about teaching and learning : developing habits of learning with first year college and university students

Author: Robert N Leamnson
Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Stylus Pub., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Written by an author who combines the disciplines of biology and education to show how people learn and how knowing this can help teachers to teach effectively.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leamnson, Robert N.
Thinking about teaching and learning.
Sterling, Va. : Stylus Pub., ©1999
(OCoLC)607166260
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert N Leamnson
ISBN: 1579220126 9781579220129 1579220134 9781579220136
OCLC Number: 39671176
Description: xii, 169 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Thinking about thinking about teaching: how a philosophy of teaching develops and why it is important to have one --
The biological basis of learning: learning as brain change, rather than brain use --
Language: on the questionable utility of unexpressed ideas --
Today's first-year students: culture, motivation and preparation --
Teaching and pedagogy: how the way we teach affects the way students learn --
The classroom: the classroom as dynamic arena, what students are really doing --
Writing and other technologies: technology, old, and new, and as a means to an end --
Final thoughts: reflections and ruminations --
Appendix: Two sample assignment sheets.
Responsibility: Robert Leamnson.

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Thinking About Teaching and Learning is a gem. Bob Leamnson has done solid homework on the topic of teaching, and his practical, positive insights in this book are simply great."--Ed Nuhfer, Read more...

 
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