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LB2331.N55 1998
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TITLE: Teaching at its best : a research-based resource for college instructors / Linda B. Nilson.
AUTHOR: Nilson, Linda Burzotta.
PUBLISHED: Bolton, MA : Anker Pub. Co., c1998.
DESCRIPTION: 219 p. ; 28 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-213) and index.
NOTES: 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: College teaching.
SUBJECT: Effective teaching.

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