ERIC Number: ED345597
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching: What We Do. Essays by Amherst College Faculty.
Amherst Coll., MA.
In this book, 14 members of the Amherst College faculty write on the subject of teaching: how they teach; what comprises their own research; and what kind of relationship between the two they fashion in their lives. Essays and their authors are as follows: "English and the Promise of Happiness" (Benjamin DeMott); "The Dragon" (George Greenstein); "Go Eena Kumbla: Caribbean Ways of Seeing and Knowing" (Rhonda Cobham); "Crossing Boundaries: Teaching Law in the Liberal Arts" (Austin Sarat); "Evolving Science for a Dynamic Earth" (Tekla Harms); "Ancient History and Ancient Morals" (Peter R. Pouncey); "Unrequired Passions: Learning Foreign Languages" (Jay Caplan, Marie-Helene Huet); "The Laboratory Study of Childhood Disorders" (Lisa Raskin); "Ear Training" (William H. Pritchard);"Achieving Place: Teaching Social Stratification to Tomorrow's Elite" (Jan E. Dizard); "Teaching Philosophy" (William E. Kennick); "Reading the Equations and Confronting the Phenomena: The Delights and Dilemmas of Physics Teaching" (Robert H. Romer); "The Education of a Painter" (Robert Sweeney). (GLR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, College Instruction, Creative Teaching, Essays, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Liberal Arts, Postsecondary Education, Research, Teacher Student Relationship
Amherst College Press, Amherst, MA 01002 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Amherst Coll., MA.
Identifiers: Amherst College MA