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McKeachie's teaching tips : strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers / Marilla D. Svinicki & Wilbert J. McKeachie ; with chapters by David Nicol [and 9 others].

By: Svinicki, Marilla D.
Contributor(s): McKeachie, Wilbert James [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: California : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2014Edition: Fourteenth edition.Description: xxiii, 392 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 1133936792; 9781133936794.Other title: Teaching tips.Subject(s): College teaching | First year teachers | College teaching | First year teachersDDC classification: 378.12 Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online | Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction -- Countdown for course preparation -- Meeting a class for the first time -- Reading as active learning -- Facilitating discussion -- How to make lectures more effective -- Assessing, testing, and evaluating : grading is not the most important function -- Testing : the details -- Good designs for written feedback for students -- Assigning grades: what do they mean? -- Motivation in the college classroom -- Teaching culturally diverse students -- Different students, different challenges -- Active learning : group-based learning -- Experiential learning : case-based, problem-based, and reality-based -- Using high-stakes and low-stakes writing to enhance learning -- Technology and teaching -- Teaching large classes (you can still get active learning!) -- Laboratory instruction : ensuring an active learning experience -- Teaching students how to become more strategic and self-regulated learners -- Teaching thinking -- The ethics of teaching -- Vitality and growth throughout your teaching career.
Summary: "This indispensable handbook provides helpful strategies for dealing with both the everyday challenges of university teaching and those that arise in efforts to maximize learning for every student. The suggested strategies are supported by research and adaptable to specific classroom situations. Rather than suggest a "set of recipes" to be followed mechanically, the book gives instructors the tools they need to deal with the ever-changing dynamics of teaching and learning."-- From publisher description.
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Revised edition: 2006.

Introduction -- Countdown for course preparation -- Meeting a class for the first time -- Reading as active learning -- Facilitating discussion -- How to make lectures more effective -- Assessing, testing, and evaluating : grading is not the most important function -- Testing : the details -- Good designs for written feedback for students -- Assigning grades: what do they mean? -- Motivation in the college classroom -- Teaching culturally diverse students -- Different students, different challenges -- Active learning : group-based learning -- Experiential learning : case-based, problem-based, and reality-based -- Using high-stakes and low-stakes writing to enhance learning -- Technology and teaching -- Teaching large classes (you can still get active learning!) -- Laboratory instruction : ensuring an active learning experience -- Teaching students how to become more strategic and self-regulated learners -- Teaching thinking -- The ethics of teaching -- Vitality and growth throughout your teaching career.

"This indispensable handbook provides helpful strategies for dealing with both the everyday challenges of university teaching and those that arise in efforts to maximize learning for every student. The suggested strategies are supported by research and adaptable to specific classroom situations. Rather than suggest a "set of recipes" to be followed mechanically, the book gives instructors the tools they need to deal with the ever-changing dynamics of teaching and learning."-- From publisher description.

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