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ERIC Number: ED461311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 93
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-891859-00-5
Classroom Communication: Collected Readings for Effective Discussion and Questioning.
Neff, Rose Ann, Ed.; Weimer, Maryellen, Ed.
This collection is intended to help teachers encourage active learning by involving students in classroom learning and to encourage teachers to cultivate critical thinking through thought-provoking questions. The readings include: (1) "The Dreaded Discussion: Ten Ways To Start" (Peter Frederick); (2) "Classroom Structures Which Encourage Student Participation" (William H. Bergquist and Steven R. Phillips); (3) "Teaching Using Discussion" (William Ewens); (4) "Improving Discussions" (William E. Cashin and Philip C. McKnight); (5) "Grading Seminar Performance" (Edward G. Clarke); (6) "Designing Discussions as Group Inquiry" (John H. Clarke); (7) "Learning To Question" (Ralph Thompson); (8) "Research Summary: Are Professors Part of the Problem?" (Maryellen Weimer); (9) "Questioning in the College Classroom" (Ronald T. Hyman); and (10) "Planning Questions" (Stephanie Goodwin and others). Chapters include questions for reflection and action. (Individual chapters contain references.) (JLS)
Atwood Publishers, P.O. Box 3185, Madison, WI, 53704 ($22.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A