Book , Print in English

McKeachie's teaching tips : strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers

Wilbert J. McKeachie ; with chapters by Barbara Hofer ... [et al.].
  • Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©2002.
  • 11th ed.
  • xxii, 371 pages ; 21 cm.
Also known as
  • Introduction
  • Countdown for course preparation
  • Meeting a class for the first time
  • Facilitating discussion : posing problems, listening, questioning
  • How to make lectures more effective
  • Assessing, testing, and evaluating : grading is not the most important function
  • What to do about cheating
  • The ABC's of assigning grades
  • Motivation in the college classroom
  • Valuing student differences
  • Problem students (there's almost always at least one!)
  • Counseling, advising, and educating
  • Teaching students to learn through writing : journals, papers, and reports
  • Reading as active learning
  • Active learning : cooperative, collaborative, and peer learning
  • Problem-based learning : teaching with cases, simulations, and games
  • Technology and teaching
  • Teaching large classes (you can still get active learning!)
  • Laboratory instruction : ensuring an active learning experience
  • Facilitating experiential learning : service learning, fieldwork, and collaborative research
  • Using project methods, independent study, and one-on-one teaching
  • Teaching by distance education
  • Teaching students how to learn
  • Teaching thinking
  • Teaching values : should we? can we?
  • Ethics in college teaching
  • Vitality and growth throughout your teaching career.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-355) and index.
  • 0618116494 (pbk)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2001131527
  • OCLC: 48384137

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