Inspiring Teaching: Carnegie Professors of the Year Speak

Inspiring Teaching: Carnegie Professors of the Year Speak


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781882982141
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/15/1996
Series: JB - Anker Series , #5
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Fresh from graduate study at Yale University, JOHN ROTH joined the Claremont McKenna College faculty in 1966. CMC has been his academic home ever since, but he has also taught in Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Israel, and Norway. Roth’s honors at CMC include the Huntoon Senior teaching Award, the Crocker Award for Excellence, which he has received three times, and the President’s Award. Dedicated to writing, Roth has published more than twenty books and hundred of essays, many of them focused on the Holocaust Museum Houston, which opened in that Texas City in March 1996. From 1992 to 1994, Roth chaired the California Council for the Humanities. Presently he serves on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Carnegie foundation for the Advancement of Teaching named Roth in the 1988 U.S. National Professor of the Year.

Table of Contents

About the General Editor.





Part I. Teaching Characteristics.

1. What Makes a Good Teacher? (Peter G. Beidler).

2. Stretching Minds: Personal and Academic Aspects of Teaching (James W. Vargo).

3. Classroom Atmosphere: A Personal Inventory (Harvey D. Blankespoor).

4. Connecting with Literature: The Art of Involvement (Barbara Paul-Emile).

5. Relations of Mutual Trust and Objects of Common Interest 9John David Dawson).

6. Motivating and Mentoring: teaching the Developmental Student (Vashti U. Muse).

Part II. Teaching Practices.

7. The Student Who Felt Ugly and How She Played Richard III (Martha Andresen).

8. Opportunities and Responsibilities: Competence, Creativity, Collaboration, and Caring (Sally Phillips).

9. Teaching Through the Curriculum: The Development of a Comprehensive honors Program (Anthony J. Lisska).

10. Managing Discussion in Large Classes (J. Dennis Huston).

11. Suit the Action to the Word: Teaching Minds and Bodies in the College Classroom (Michael Flachmann).

12. Improving Teaching Through Teaching Portfolio Revisions: A Context and Case for reflective Practice (John Zubizarreta).

13. Creating Global classrooms (Mark C. Taylor).

Part III. Teaching Philosophies.

14. The Community in the Classroom/The Classroom in the Community (Patrick Parks).

15. Teaching as Subversion (Teofilo F. Ruiz).

16. A Story Waiting to Be Told: Narratives of Teaching, Scholarship, and Theory.

17. Feminist Pedagogy: A Voice of One’s Own (Rosmarie Tong).

18. The Liberal Arts and Civic Education: Grounds for Inspired Teaching (Ralph Ketcham).

19. What Teaching Teaches Me: How the Holocaust Informs My Philosophy of Education (John K. Roth).

20. The Carnegie Professors of the Year: Models for Teaching Success (John R. Lough).

21. What This Book teaches Me (John K. Roth).


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