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Teaching Intensive and Accelerated Courses: Instruction that Motivates Learning / Edition 1
     

Teaching Intensive and Accelerated Courses: Instruction that Motivates Learning / Edition 1

by Raymond J. Wlodkowski, Margery B. Ginsberg
 

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ISBN-10: 0787968935

ISBN-13: 9780787968939

Pub. Date: 08/09/2010

Publisher: Wiley

In this comprehensive resource, Raymond J. Wlodkowski and Margery B. Ginsberg describe how to meet the challenge of teaching intensive and accelerated courses to nontraditional learners and working adults. By making motivation and cultural relevance essential to instruction, they clearly show what instructors can do to enhance learning in classes that can last from

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In this comprehensive resource, Raymond J. Wlodkowski and Margery B. Ginsberg describe how to meet the challenge of teaching intensive and accelerated courses to nontraditional learners and working adults. By making motivation and cultural relevance essential to instruction, they clearly show what instructors can do to enhance learning in classes that can last from three to six hours. Teaching Intensive and Accelerated Courses makes full use of the authors' twenty years of experience researching and teaching accelerated courses, along with selected strategies from Wlodkowski's classic Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn, to offer tried-and-true practices instructors can use to provide continuously engaging learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787968939
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/09/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Authors.

1 Understanding Accelerated and Intensive Courses as Excellent Learning Experiences.

2 Using a Motivational Framework to Enhance Learning in Accelerated and Intensive Courses.

3 Being a Motivating Instructor.

4 Establishing Inclusion in a Learning Environment.

5 Developing Positive Attitudes Toward Learning.

6 Enhancing Meaning in Learning.

7 Engendering Competence Among Learners.

8 Designing Instruction for Intensive and Accelerated Courses.

9 Strengthening Instruction and Retention .

References.

Index.

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