The Joy of Teaching: A Practical Guide for New College Instructors / Edition 1

The Joy of Teaching: A Practical Guide for New College Instructors / Edition 1

by Peter Filene
     
 

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Overview

Joy of Teaching: A Practical Guide for New College Instructors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807856031
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/14/2005
Series:
H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
371,463
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Filene is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he has earned six teaching awards. He is author of several books, including Him/Her/Self: Gender Identities in Modern America, In the Arms of Others: A Cultural History of the Right to Die, and Home and Away, a novel.

Table of Contents


Contents

Foreword by Ken Bain

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I Premises

1 Understanding Yourself as a Teacher

2 Understanding Your Students

3 Defining Your Aims and Outcomes

Part II Practices

4 Constructing a Syllabus

5 Lecturing

6 Discussing

7 Broadening the Learning Environment

8 Evaluating and Grading

Part III Extracurriculars

9 Relating to Students

10 Teaching and Not Perishing

Conclusion

Notes

If You Want to Learn More: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography

Index

Figures

2.1 One-Minute Feedback Memo

4.1 Storyboard for a Syllabus

4.2 Heading for a Syllabus

5.1 Constructing a Lecture

6.1 How to Help a Discussion Succeed

8.1 Drawing Relationships Quiz

8.2 Criteria for a Successful Essay

8.3 Quantified Evaluation Form

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