ERIC Number: ED387051
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Mastering the Techniques of Teaching. Second Edition.
This book examines elements of good college teaching and ways to master effective teaching techniques, drawing on direct observation, research on teaching and learning, and student accounts of outstanding professors. Chapter 1 reviews research on exemplary teaching and proposes a two-dimensional model of effective college teaching based on intellectual excitement and interpersonal rapport. Chapter 2 examines the classroom as an interpersonal arena in which students and instructors attempt to meet basic psychological needs and reveal their underlying personalities in the process. Chapter 3 focuses on developing interpersonal skills and teaching style, while chapter 4 examines techniques for analyzing and improving classroom performance. Chapter 5 reviews the selection and organization of material for classroom presentations, while chapter 6 focuses on the enhancement of learning through classroom discussion. Chapter 7 covers the planning of course content and teaching techniques to maximize student interest, while chapter 8 discusses the integration of learning in and out of the classroom. Chapter 9 concentrates on evaluating student performance, while chapter 10 reviews the art, craft, and techniques of exemplary teaching. (Contains approximately 265 references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Course Content, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Faculty Evaluation, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Interpersonal Relationship, Lecture Method, Student Evaluation, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Models, Teaching Styles
Jossey-Bass, Inc., 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104 ($32.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the first edition, see ED 248 734.