Teaching College Freshmen / Edition 1

Teaching College Freshmen / Edition 1

by Bette LaSere Erickson, Diane Weltner Strommer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555423108

ISBN-13: 9781555423100

Pub. Date: 02/28/1991

Publisher: Wiley

Gives new and veteran faculty practical guidance on how to most effectively teach and create academic support systems for college students in their first, most critical year. Describes how to design a useful syllabus, how to develop productive out-of-class assignments, how to enhance class participation through creative techniques, and how to evaluate student learning

Overview

Gives new and veteran faculty practical guidance on how to most effectively teach and create academic support systems for college students in their first, most critical year. Describes how to design a useful syllabus, how to develop productive out-of-class assignments, how to enhance class participation through creative techniques, and how to evaluate student learning for better insights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555423100
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Series:
Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Understanding Freshmen.

1. From High School to College: The Entering Freshman.

2. The First Year: Coping with Challenges and Changes.

3. Learning Styles and Intellectual Development.

Part Two: Teaching Freshmen.

4. Knowing, Understanding, and Thinking: The Goals of Freshman Instruction.

5. Preparing a Syllabus and Meeting the First Class.

6. Presenting and Explaining.

7. Encouraging Student Involvement in the Classroom.

8. Fostering Active Learning Outside the Classroom.

9. Evaluating Student Learning.

10. Grading.

Part Three: Special Challenges in Teaching Freshmen.

11. Teaching Large Classes.

12. Advising and Mentoring as Teaching Opportunities.

13. Developing Study and Learning Skills.

14. Strengthening Commitments to Freshman Teaching.

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