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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
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Edition
2nd ed.
Published
Bolton, MA : Anker Pub. Co., c2003.
Description
245 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-240) and index.
Contents
  • Instructional support services and resources
  • Understanding your students
  • In the beginning: course design by objectives
  • The complete syllabus
  • Course coordination between faculty and TAs
  • Copyright guidelines for instructors
  • Your first day of class
  • Preventing and responding to classroom incivility
  • Preserving academic honesty
  • Making the most of office hours
  • Motivating your students
  • Teaching to different 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
  • Experiential learning activities
  • Learning in groups
  • Getting your students to do the readings
  • Writing-to-learn activities and assignments
  • Teaching your students to think and write in the disciplines
  • Tools of the trade: making the most of instructional aids and technology
  • Teaching problem solving I: the case method
  • Teaching problem solving II: problem-based learning
  • Teaching problem solving III: quantitative reasoning
  • Teaching problem solving IV: science in the laboratory
  • 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
1882982649

Holdings

Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
LB2331 .N55 2003
Location
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Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
LB2331 .N55 2003
Location
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Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
LB2331 .N55 2003
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Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
LB2331 .N55 2003
Location
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