ERIC Number: ED183060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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College Teaching Today: A Handbook for Postsecondary Instruction.
Hoover, Kenneth H.
Strategies, methods, and techniques for improving college instruction are offered in this handbook. Units include: Pre-instructional Activities; Methods and Techniques: Focus on the Individual and the Small Group; Methods and Techniques: Focus on the Large Group; Methods and Techniques: Focus on Affective Learning; Assessment Techniques; and Evaluating Professional Performance. Offered within each unit are several chapters, including an overview that provides a list of key concepts, new terms, and questions for guiding study. Focus is on improvement in the following areas: preparing and presenting discussion groups, lectures, and seminars; using questioning strategies to stimulate student involvement; developing teaching plans; affective learning through case methods, simulation techniques, and creativity; determining appropriate assessment techniques, measurement instruments and devices, and evaluation procedures; evaluating professional performance and teaching competence; and meeting professional growth responsibilities through publishing efforts. Three appendices provide an illustrated teaching unit, illustrated aspects of a learning activity package, and forms for student evaluation of teachers. (LC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Educational Assessment, Educational Media, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Interaction, Measurement Techniques, Questionnaires, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Student Motivation, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
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