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Engaging large classes : strategies and techniques for college faculty

Author: Christine A Stanley
Publisher: Bolton : Anker Publ., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Large classes have become a fact of life in colleges and universities across America; even as academic funding has decreased, class enrollments have continued to rise.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine A Stanley
ISBN: 1882982517 9781882982516
OCLC Number: 249242163
Description: XXIV, 353 S
Contents: About the Editors. About the Contributors. Topic Location Guide. Preface. Part One: Key Concepts. Chapter 1. Course Design for Large Classes: A Learning-Centered Approach ( Judith Grunert O'Brien ). Chapter 2. That's Not a Large Class; It's a Small Town: How Do I Manage? ( Lynda G. Cleveland ). Chapter 3. Planning and Assessing Large Classes ( Michael Theall and Raoul A. Arreola ). Chapter 4. Promoting Civility in Large Classes ( Mary Deane Sorcinelli ). Chapter 5. Engaging Students Actively in Large Lecture Settings ( Peter J. Frederick ). Chapter 6. Team Learning in Large Classes ( Larry K. Michaelsen ). Chapter 7. Learning in the Dark: Applying Classroom Technology to Large Lecture Formats ( Michael Smilowitz and Anne S. Gabbard-Alley ). Chapter 8. Teaching for Inclusion ( Mathew L. Ouellett ). Chapter 9. Working with Teaching Assistants and Undergraduate Peer Facilitators to Address the Challenges of Teaching Large Classes ( Jean Civikly-Powell and Donald H. Wulff ). Chapter 10. Maintaining Intimacy : Strategies for the Effective Management of TAs in Innovative Large Classes ( Leta F. Deithloff ). Chapter 11.Teaching the Large Class: An Administrator's Perspective ( J. Douglas Andrews ). Chapter 12. Teaching Large Classes: A Brief Review of the Research ( Christine A. Stanley and M. Erin Porter ). Part Two: Examples Across the Disciplines. Agriculture. 1. What I Wish I had Known Before I Taught a Large Class ( Emily Hoover ). Business. 2. A Management Lesson ( Steven Tomlinson ). 3. Eleven Very Basic Tips for Teaching Large Business Classes ( Tom Campbell ). Clincial Sciences. 4. Teaching Large Classes in Pharmacy Practice (James McAuley and Marialice Bennett ). 5. Teaching Large Classes in Veterinary Medicine ( Laurie A. Jaeger and Deborah Kochevar ). Education. 6. Making Large Classes Small Through Creative Teaching ( John R. Hoyle ). Engineering. 7. A Learning-Focused Approach to a Large-Section Engineering Course ( Robert Lundquist ). 8. Getting Students in a Technical Class Involved in the Classroom ( Doug Jacobson ). English. 9. Managing Discussion in Large Classes ( J. Dennis Huston ). Law. 10. Defying the Norms: Teaching Large Law School Classes in Accordance with Good Pedagogy ( Derrick Bell ). Mathematics. 11. Mathematics and the Large Class: Meeting and Mastering the Challenge ( Nancy J. Simpson ). Sciences. 12. Strength in Numbers: Making the Large Chemistry Lecture Class Work ( Brian P. Coppola ). 13. What My Students Have Taught Me ( Brent L. Iverson ). 14. Large-Class Instruction: Having a Private Conversation in a Crowded Room ( James H. Stith ). Social and Behavioral Sciences. 15. Personalizing the Large Class in Psychology ( Richard P. Halgin and Christopher E. Overtree ). 16. Teaching Social Science to a Small Society (Linda B. Nilson). 17. Transforming the Horde ( Robin Nagle ). Summary of Key Concepts for Teaching Large Classes ( M. Erin Porter and Christine A. Stanley ). Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Christine A. Stanley ..., ed.


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