Book, Print in English

Tools for teaching

Barbara Gross Davis.
  • San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2009.
  • 2nd ed.
  • xv, 592 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • Pt. I Getting Under Way
  • 1. Designing or Revising a Course
  • 2. Comprehensive Course Syllabus
  • 3. First Days of Class
  • 4. Classroom Conduct and Decorum
  • Pt. II Responding to a Changing Student Body
  • 5. Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom
  • 6. Students with Disabilities
  • 7. Reentry and Transfer Students
  • 8. Teaching Academically Diverse Students
  • Pt. III Discussion Strategies
  • 9. Leading a Discussion
  • 10. Encouraging Student Participation in Discussion
  • 11. Online Discussions
  • 12. Asking Questions
  • 13. Fielding Students' Questions
  • Pt. IV Large-Enrollment Course
  • 14. Preparing to Teach the Large-Enrollment Course
  • 15. Delivering a Lecture
  • 16. Explaining Clearly
  • 17. Personalizing the Large-Enrollment Course
  • 18. Encouraging Student Participation in the Large-Enrollment Course
  • 19. Maintaining Instructional Quality with Limited Resources
  • Pt. V Alternatives and Supplements to Lectures and Discussion
  • 20. Web 2.0
  • 21. Learning in Groups
  • 22. Informal Group Learning Activities
  • 23. Formal Group Learning Activities
  • 24. Case Studies
  • 25. Simulations: Role Playing, Games, and Virtual Worlds
  • 26. Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • 27. Undergraduate Research
  • 28. Guest Speakers
  • Pt. VI Enhancing Students' Learning and Motivation
  • 29. Helping Students Learn
  • 30. Learning Styles and Preferences
  • 31. Motivating Students
  • 32. Informally Assessing Students' Learning
  • 33. Mobile Learning
  • Pt. VII Strengthening Students' Writing and Problem-Solving Skills
  • 34. Helping Students Write Better in All Courses
  • 35. Designing Effective Writing Assignments
  • 36. Evaluating Students' Written Work
  • 37. Homework: Problem Sets
  • Pt. VIII Testing and Grading
  • 38. Promoting Academic Honesty
  • 39. Quizzes, Tests, and Exams
  • 40. Allaying Students' Anxieties about Tests
  • 41. Multiple-Choice and Matching Tests
  • 42. Short-Answer and Essay Tests
  • 43. Grading Practices
  • 44. Calculating and Assigning Grades
  • Pt. IX Presentation Technologies
  • 45. Flipcharts
  • 46. Chalkboards and Whiteboards
  • 47. Interactive Whiteboards
  • 48. Overhead Projection
  • 49. Slide Shows
  • 50. Video Recordings and Clips
  • 51. PowerPoint Presentations
  • Pt. X Evaluation to Improve Teaching
  • 52. Early Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning
  • 53. Video Recordings and Classroom Observations
  • 54. Teaching Portfolio
  • Pt. XI Teaching Outside the Classroom
  • 55. Holding Office Hours
  • 56. E-mail, Text Messages, and Instant Messages
  • 57. Academic Advising and Mentoring Undergraduates
  • 58. Guiding, Training, Supervising, and Mentoring Graduate Student Instructors
  • Pt. XII Finishing Up
  • 59. Last Days of Class
  • 60. Student Rating Forms
  • 61. Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780787965679 (pbk.)
  • 0787965677 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2008041906
  • OCLC: 236326177
  • OCLC: 236326177