Learning to Teach in Higher Education [NOOK Book]

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The classic text has a simple message: to become a good teacher, first you must understand your students' experiences of learning. Out of this grow a set of principles for effective teaching in higher education. This fully revised and updated new edition reflects a changed higher education environment, addressing issues of quality, standards and professional development in today's universities. The book includes new research findings and suggestions for further reading, while case studies of exemplary teaching ...
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Learning to Teach in Higher Education

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Overview

The classic text has a simple message: to become a good teacher, first you must understand your students' experiences of learning. Out of this grow a set of principles for effective teaching in higher education. This fully revised and updated new edition reflects a changed higher education environment, addressing issues of quality, standards and professional development in today's universities. The book includes new research findings and suggestions for further reading, while case studies of exemplary teaching connect ideas to practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203507711
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 5/8/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • File size: 747 KB

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. 1 Learning and teaching in higher eduction 1
1 Introduction 3
2 Ways of understanding teaching 14
3 What students learn 19
4 Approaches to learning 39
5 Learning from the student's perspective 62
6 The nature of good teaching in higher education 84
7 Theories of teaching in higher education 106
Pt. 2 Design for learning 117
8 The goals and structure of a course 119
9 Teaching strategies for effective learning 145
10 Assessing for understanding 176
Pt. 3 Evaluating and improving quality 207
11 Evaluating the quality of higher education 209
12 What does it take to improve university teaching? 233
References 254
Index 265
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