ERIC Number: ED407499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Transforming Teaching: Selecting and Evaluating Teaching Strategies. FEDA Paper.
FE Matters, v1 n14 1997
This journal issue, which is intended for individuals engaged in planning, providing, and evaluating learning opportunities in British further education (FE) colleges, provides a framework for selecting and evaluating teaching strategies for different learning situations. Among the topics discussed in section 1 are the following: key elements of change in FE; managing change; learner and teacher dimensions in the new FE; individual needs and flexibility; technology; and National Vocational Qualifications, General National Vocational Qualifications, core skills, and learning. The following topics are examined in section 2: designing learning events; general principles of teaching and learning; considerations in selecting teaching strategies; major teaching strategies (case study, coaching, demonstration, discussion, open and flexible learning, gaming and quizzes, group work, laboratory science teaching, lecture, role play, rote learning, simulation, skills practice, individual tutorials, and workshops); and combinations of teaching and learning strategies. The following aspects of evaluating teaching strategies are covered in section 3: purpose of evaluating teaching; evaluation methods; action research and the reflective process; and reflective practice and teacher development. Contains 10 figures and 69 references. Appended are two teacher evaluation checklists and two self-evaluation checklists for teachers. (MN)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Techniques, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Employment Qualifications, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Peer Evaluation, Postsecondary Education, Reflective Teaching, Standards, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education
Further Education Development Agency, Publications Department, Mendip Centre, Blagdon, Bristol BS18 6RG, England, United Kingdom (6.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Further Education Development Agency, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom