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Overview

"It's impossible to read this book without reflecting on your own teaching style. Heimlich and Norland have achieveed a rare blAnd of theory and practice in producing a book that sheds new light on teaching adults." —Susan Imel, director, ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education

Presenting numerous activities—for both individuals and groups—designed to foster self-knowledge and growth in teaching, the authors examine the primary elements of the teaching-learning exchange. They explain how teaching style is developed, and they suggest specific approaches for matching methods to style. Valuable special resources, including scales for measuring beliefs and values about teaching, help describe individual teaching styles.

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"It's impossible to read this book without reflecting on your own teaching style. Heimlich and Norland have achieved a rare blend of theory and practice in producing a book that sheds new light on teaching adults." (Susan Imel, director, ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education)
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Meet the Author

JOE E. HEIMLICH is Leader, Environmental Sciences, for Ohio State University Extension and assistant professor of environmental education, School of Natural Resources at Ohio State University (OSU).

EMMALOU NORLAND is associate professor in the department of Agricultural Education at OSU. She was the recipient of the 1993 OSU Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award.

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Table of Contents

EXPLORING THE PERSONAL SIDE OF TEACHING.

Relating Personal Growth and Teaching Style.

Understanding Basic Concepts of Teaching and Learning.

Analyzing the Instructional Process.

REFLECTING ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING EXCHANGE.

Content.

Environment.

The Teacher.

The Learning Community.

The Learner.

INTEGRATING TEACHING CONCEPTS WITH TEACHING STYLE.

Matching Methods to Teaching Style.

Developing a Personal Style.

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