Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-366) and index.
Table of Contents
pt. 1.Getting started:ch.1.Introduction --ch. 2.Countdown for course preparation --ch. 3.Planning your students' learning activities --ch. 4.Meeting a class for the first time --pt. 2.Basic skills for facilitating student learning --ch. 5.Facilitating discussion: posing problems, listening, questioning --ch. 6.Lecturing --ch. 7.Testing and assessing learning: assigning grades is not the most important function --ch. 8.What to do about cheating --ch. 9.ABC's of assigning grades --pt. 3.Adding to your repertoire of skills and strategies for facilitating student learning:ch. 10.Teaching students to learn through writing: papers, journals, and reports --ch. 11.Teaching students how to learn more from textbooks and other reading --ch. 12.Laboratory teaching: teaching students to think like scientists --ch. 13.Experiential learning: service learning, fieldwork, and collaborative research --ch. 14.Peer learning, collaborative learning, cooperative learning --ch. 15.Project methods, independent study, and one-on-one teaching --ch. 16.Problem-based learning: teaching with cases, simulations, and games --ch. 17.Using communication and information technologies effectively --ch. 18.Class size and sectional courses --ch. 19.Teaching large classes (you can still get active learning) --pt. 4.Understanding students:ch. 20.Taking student social diversity into account --ch. 21.Problem students (there's almost always at least one!) --ch. 22.Counseling and advising --pt. 5.Lifelong learning for you as well as your students:ch. 23.Appraising and improving your teaching: using students, peers, experts, and classroom research --ch. 24.Ethics in college teaching --pt. 6.Teaching for higher-level goals:ch. 25.Motivating students for your course and for lifelong learning --ch. 26.Teaching students how to learn --ch. 27.Teaching thinking --ch. 28.Teaching values: should we? Could we?