ERIC Number: ED301106
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Guidebook: An Introduction to Some Basics.
Blake, Veronica M.; Dinham, Sarah M.
A teaching guide designed for use by new university teaching assistants provides help in preparing for and carrying out instructional responsibilities. Separate chapters give guidance with: preparing the course description and syllabus, including writing objectives; selecting teaching strategies (lecture, discussion, and laboratory experience); preparing a lecture (selecting material, the role of short-term memory, lecture structure, and preparing lecture notes); hints for effective lecturing; planning and leading a discussion, with examples; planning a demonstration and supervising a laboratory; using media with instruction (chalkboard, overhead projector, slides, films and videotapes, and other technological tools); student evaluation and the grading process (test types and construction, assignments and projects, and grading); evaluating student writing; instructional evaluation and improvement (student evaluation of teachers, peer evaluation, and self-evaluation); and post-course evaluation. Contains 12 references. (MSE)
Descriptors: Assignments, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Technology, Faculty Evaluation, Grading, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Laboratory Procedures, Lecture Method, Lesson Plans, Peer Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Tests, Visual Aids, Writing Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Arizona Univ., Tucson. Univ. Teaching Center.