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Tools for teaching

Author: Barbara Gross Davis
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1993.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents practical advice for beginning teachers of undergraduates, covering such topics as planning a course, writing a syllabus, responding to diversity, leading discussions, understanding various learning styles, testing and grading, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Barbara Gross.
Tools for teaching.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1993
(OCoLC)735513350
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Gross Davis
ISBN: 1555425682 9781555425685 0585183082 9780585183084
OCLC Number: 27975225
Description: xxv, 429 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Getting under way : Preparing or revising a course --
The course syllabus --
The first day of class --
Responding to a diverse student body : Academic accommodations for students with disabilities --
Diversity and complexity in the classroom : Considerations of race, ethnicity, and gender --
Reentry students --
Teaching academically diverse students --
Discussion strategies : Leading a discussion --
Encouraging student participation in discussion --
Asking questions --
Fielding students' questions --
Lecture strategies : Preparing to teach the large lecture course --
Delivering a lecture --
Explaining clearly --
Personalizing the large lecture class --
Supplements and alternatives to lecturing : Encouraging student participation --
Maintaining instructional quality with limited resources --
Collaborative and experimental strategies : Collaborative learning: group work and study teams --
Rock playing and case studies --
Fieldwork --
Enhancing students' learning and motivation : Helping students learn --
Learning styles and preferences --
Motivating students --
Writing skills and homework assignments : Helping students write better in all courses --
Designing effective writing assignments --
Evaluating students' written work --
Homework: problem sets --
Testing and grading : Quizzes, tests, and exams --
Allaying students' anxieties about tests --
Multiple-choice and matching tests --
Short-answer and essay tests --
Grading practices --
Calculating and assigning grades --
Preventing academic dishonesty --
Instructional media and technology : Chalkboards --
Flipcharts --
Transparencies and overhead projectors --
Slides --
Films and videotapes --
Computers and multimedia --
Evaluation to improve teaching : Fast feedback --
Watching yourself on videotape --
Self-evaluation and teaching dossier --
Teaching outside the classroom : Holding office hours --
Academic advising and mentoring undergraduates --
Guiding, training, and supervising graduate student instructors --
Finishing up : The last days of class --
Student rating forms --
Writing letters of recommendation.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Barbara Gross Davis.

Abstract:

Presents practical advice for beginning teachers of undergraduates, covering such topics as planning a course, writing a syllabus, responding to diversity, leading discussions, understanding various learning styles, testing and grading, and other related topics.
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