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Teaching at its best : a research-based resource for college instructors

Author
Nilson, Linda Burzotta.
Title
Teaching at its best : a research-based resource for college instructors / Linda B. Nilson.
Format
Book
HathiTrust Emergency Access
Published
Bolton, MA : Anker Pub. Co., c1998.
Description
219 p. ; 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-213) and index.
Contents
  • Instructional support services and resources
  • Understanding your students
  • In the beginning : course design and objectives
  • The complete syllabus
  • Course coordination between faculty and TAs
  • Copyright guidelines for the classroom
  • Your first day of class
  • Classroom management
  • Preserving academic honesty
  • Making the most of office hours
  • Motivating your students
  • Learning styles
  • An introduction to student-active teaching : the discovery method
  • Making the lecture a learning experience
  • Leading effective discussions
  • Questioning techniques for discussion and assessment
  • From student-active to experiential teaching formats
  • Cooperative learning
  • The case method
  • Writing-to-learn activities and assignments
  • Tools of the trade : making the most of instructional aids and technology
  • Teaching students to think and write in the disciplines
  • Making a foreign language come alive
  • Teaching mathematical problem solving
  • Science education : dynamic methods for fast-paced disciplines
  • Assessing students' learning in progress
  • Test construction
  • Preparing students for tests
  • Grading : tests, assignments, and course performance
  • Evaluating and documenting teaching effectiveness.
Subject headings
College teaching.
Effective teaching.
Medical subjects
Teaching.
ISBN
1882982207 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Education Library
Call Number
LB2331 .N54 1998
Location
Print item unavailable. View digitized copy in HathiTrust
Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
LB2331 .N54 1998
Location
Print item unavailable. View digitized copy in HathiTrust