Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

by James M. Lang

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ISBN-13: 9781118944493
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/14/2016
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 190,132
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

JAMES M. LANG is director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College in Worcester, MA. He is the author of On Course: A Week- by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching and Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty as well as a monthly column for The Chronicle of Higher Education. His website is www.jamesmlang.com.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

About the Author xi

Introduction: Small Teaching 1

Part I Knowledge

1 Retrieving 19

2 Predicting 41

3 Interleaving 63

Part II Understanding

4 Connecting 91

5 Practicing 113

6 Self-Explaining 137

Part III Inspiration

7 Motivating 167

8 Growing 195

9 Expanding 219

Conclusion: Beginning 243

Works Cited 247

Index 253

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