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ERIC Number: ED397699
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 130
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-912150-12-2
Teaching College. Collected Readings for the New Instructor.
Weimer, Maryellen; Neff, Rose Ann
Intended for instructors teaching a college course for the first time, this anthology contains short readings organized into four sections on: (1) introductory concerns, (2) course planning, (3) instructional methods, and (4) evaluation. Each section is preceded by a brief introduction. Included are the following articles: "It's a Myth: Nobody Knows What Makes Teaching Good" (Maryellen Weimer); "It's a Myth: Good Teachers Are Born--Not Made" (Maryellen Weimer); "A Nurturing Environment and Effective Teaching" (Stanley J. Hanna and Lawrence T. McGill); "Professor as Student: The View From the Other Side" (Roy Starling); "Student Irresponsibility: We Helped Cause It" (Sharon Coady); "Students' Rights and the Teacher's Obligations in the Classroom" (Conwell G. Strickland); "Ethical Standards in Teaching" (Wilbert J. McKeachie); "Achieving Excellence: Advice to New Teachers" (M. Neil Browne and Stuart M. Keeley); "Syllabus Shares What the Teacher Wants'" (Howard B. Altman); "The Textbook Selection Checklist" (Brian Hemmings and David Battersby); "Blackboards and Overheads" (Maryellen Weimer); "Meeting a Class for the First Time" (Wilbert J. Mckeachie); "Improving Lectures" (William E. Cashin); "Effective Lecturing Techniques: Alternatives to Classroom Boredom" (Richard L. Weaver II); "Lecturing Is Not Dead--A Nature Hike Through Effective Teaching" (Clarice Stasz); "How to Pace Your Lectures" (Marilla Svinicki); "An Instructor Survival Kit: For Use with Large Classes" (Maryellen Gleason); "Humor in the Classroom: Considerations and Strategies" (Debra Korobkin);"Heuristics for Creating Examples" (Stephen Yelon and Michael Massa); "Successful Participation Strategies" (Maryellen Weimer); "Group Inquiry Turns Passive Students Active" (Robert G. Kraft); "Grading Students" (Howard R. Pollio and W. Lee Humphreys); "Examinations: Accentuating the Positive" (Miriam McMullen-Pastrick and Maryellen Gleason); "Exam Review Sessions" (Maryellen Weimer); "Improving Multiple Choice Tests" (Victoria L. Clegg and William E. Cashin); "Assessing Classroom Participation" (Paul R. Lyons); "Grading Seminar Performance" (Edward G. Clarke); "What to Do When Somebody Criticizes Your Teaching" (Maryellen Weimer); and "Five Steps to Better Teaching" (Maryellen Weimer). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Magna Publications, Inc., 2718 Dryden Drive, Madison, WI 53704 ($21.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A