On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching

On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching

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by James M. Lang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674047419

ISBN-13: 9780674047419

Pub. Date: 05/10/2010

Publisher: Harvard

You come to teaching with high hopes. You want to inspire students, you want them to learn, you want them to love your discipline. Then you find yourself standing in front of a few dozen blank faces on the first day of your first semester of teaching, and you think, “Now what do I do?”  See more details below

Overview

You come to teaching with high hopes. You want to inspire students, you want them to learn, you want them to love your discipline. Then you find yourself standing in front of a few dozen blank faces on the first day of your first semester of teaching, and you think, “Now what do I do?”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674047419
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
05/10/2010
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
265,325
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Before the Beginning: The Syllabus
  • Week 1: First Days of Class
  • Week 2: Teaching with Technology
  • Week 3: In the Classroom: Lectures
  • Week 4: In the Classroom: Discussions
  • Week 5: In the Classroom: Teaching with Small Groups
  • Week 6: Assignments and Grading
  • Week 7: Students as Learners
  • Week 8: Students as People
  • Week 9: Academic Honesty
  • Week 10: Finding a Balance Outside the Classroom
  • Week 11: Re-Energizing the Classroom
  • Week 12: Common Problems
  • Week 13: Student Ratings and Evaluations
  • Week 14: Last Days of Class
  • Week 15: Teachers as People
  • After the End: Top Ten Resources
  • Appendix A: A Sample Syllabus
  • Appendix B: Student Participation Evaluation Form
  • Index

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On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MariselaMB More than 1 year ago
I have read many books on teaching at college and university level. This one is the best! IT is literally a step-by-step guide to getting ready for the classroom. The bonus: the advise on teaching and student-learning methods is highly relevant and effective.