Observation Skills for Effective Teaching / Edition 5

Observation Skills for Effective Teaching / Edition 5

by Gary D. Borich
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132229005

ISBN-13: 9780132229005

Pub. Date: 03/15/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This edition presents observation skills in conjunction with effective teaching practices. Presents observation skills according to eight areas related to positive outcomes in learners which include: learning climate, classroom management, lesson clarity, instructional variety, task orientation, student engagement, student success, and higher thought processes.

Overview

This edition presents observation skills in conjunction with effective teaching practices. Presents observation skills according to eight areas related to positive outcomes in learners which include: learning climate, classroom management, lesson clarity, instructional variety, task orientation, student engagement, student success, and higher thought processes. Prepares pre-service teachers, student teachers, and first year teachers for classroom observation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132229005
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

1. Why Observe?
2. Lenses For Observing.
3. Making Classroom Visits.
4. “Seeing” Beyond Personal Experiences and Expectations.
5. Considering the Learning Climate.
6. Focusing On Classroom Management.
7. Looking For Lesson Clarity.
8. Verifying Instructional Variety.
9. Observing Task Orientation.
10. Examining Engagement in the Learning Process.
11. Measuring Student Success.
12 Looking For Higher Thought Processes and Performance Outcomes.
Appendix: How to Determine Percentage of Observer Agreement for a Counting Observation System.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
Instrument Index.

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