ERIC Number: ED461311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Critical Thinking, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Grading, Higher Education, Questioning Techniques, Seminars, Student Motivation, Student Participation, Teaching Methods
Atwood Publishers, P.O. Box 3185, Madison, WI, 53704 ($22.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A