The Effective, Efficient Professor : Teaching Scholarship and Service / Edition 1

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The Effective, Efficient Professor: Teaching, Scholarship and Service develops methods to improve the proficiency and time management skills of faculty in all areas of their careers. Most faculty are discipline experts but have not studied methods to improve their teaching, scholarship or service. This book applies efficiency and time management methods to academe. Throughout the book, the author shows how student learning and academic productivity can be improved by being aware of effective time management techniques. A variety of efficient and effective teaching methods are explored. Scholarship, service, and working with graduate students are also discussed. This book will help college faculty at all levels of instruction take charge of their careers! For college professors in all disciplines.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205337118
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 292
  • Sales rank: 1,401,505
  • Product dimensions: 6.92 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
1 Introduction: Effectiveness and Efficiency in Academe 1
Pt. 1 Time Management Techniques for Academics
2 Missions, Goals, and Activities 9
3 Applying Time Management Methods 25
Pt. 2 Effective and Efficient Teaching
4 Teaching and Learning 40
5 Lecture-Style Classes 65
6 Problem-Oriented Learning 93
7 Rapport with Students and Advising 123
Pt. 3 Effective, Efficient Students
8 Undergraduates 153
9 Graduate Students and Graduate Programs 185
Pt. 4 Scholarship and Service
10 Scholarship and Writing: Still the Path to Fame and Promotion 210
11 Service and Administration: Citizenship in the Institution 236
12 Closure: Making Changes 255
References 261
Index 281
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