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Student engagement techniques : a handbook for college faculty

Author: Elizabeth F Barkley
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2010] ©2010
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning is challenging educators across the country, yet good advice on how to accomplish this has not been readily available. Student Engagement Techniques is a comprehensive resource that offers college teachers a dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundred tips, strategies, and techniques that have been proven to help teachers from a wide  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barkley, Elizabeth F.
Student engagement techniques.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2010
(DLC) 2009029117
(OCoLC)430678926
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth F Barkley
ISBN: 9780470549773 0470549777 9780470549780 0470549785
OCLC Number: 476278871
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 398 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What does student engagement mean? --
Engagement and motivation --
Engagement and active learning --
Promoting synergy between motivation and active learning --
Additional facets to consider --
From theory to practice: teachers talk about student engagement --
Tips and strategies for fostering motivation --
Tips and strategies for promoting active learning --
Tips and strategies for building community --
Tips and strategies for ensuring students are appropriately challenged --
Tips and strategies to promote holistic learning --
Knowledge, skills, recall, and understanding --
Analysis and critical thinking --
Synthesis and creative thinking --
Problem solving --
Application and performance --
Attitudes and values --
Self-awareness as learners --
Learning and study skills.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Elizabeth F. Barkley.

Abstract:

Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning is challenging educators across the country, yet good advice on how to accomplish this has not been readily available. Student Engagement Techniques is a comprehensive resource that offers college teachers a dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundred tips, strategies, and techniques that have been proven to help teachers from a wide variety of disciplines and institutions motivate and connect with their students. The ready-to-use format shows how to apply each of the book's techniques in the classroom and includes purpose, preparation, procedures, examples, online implementation, variations and extensions, observations and advice, and key resources.--Publisher.

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