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ERIC Number: ED183060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 405
Abstractor: N/A
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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)
Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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