ERIC Number: ED512902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Management: A Field Guide for Professors, Consultants, and Corporate Trainers
Clawson, James G. S.; Haskins, Mark E.
Cambridge University Press
How can every management class be a dynamic, unforgettable experience? This much-needed book distills over half a century of the authors' combined experience as university professors, consultants, and advisors to corporate training departments. In a lively, hands-on fashion, it describes the fundamental elements in every learning situation, allowing readers to adapt the suggestions to their particular teaching context. It sparks reflection on what we do in the classroom, why we do it, and how it might be done more effectively. The chapters are broadly organized according to things you do before class, things you do during class, and things you do in between and after class, so that every instructor, whether newly-minted PhDs facing their first classroom experience, experienced faculty looking to polish their teaching techniques, consultants who want to have more impact, or corporate trainers wishing to develop in-house teaching skills, can benefit from the invaluable advice given. Following "Why this book on teaching management?", this book contains: (1) Fundamental elements in teaching; (2) Levels of learning: one, two and three; (3) Adult learning theory: it matters; (4) Planning a course: trips and tips; (5) Planning a class: no detail is too small; (6) Lecturing: the possibilities and the perils; (7) Managing discussions; (8) Case method: fostering multidimensional learning; (9) Role-playing; (10) Case writing: crafting a vehicle of interest and impact; (11) Case teaching notes: getting from here to there; (12) Action learning; (13) Experiential methods; (14) Enhancing the conversation: audiovisual tools and techniques; (15) Executive education: contributing to organizational competitive advantage; (16) Using technology to teach management; (17) Counseling students; (18) Evaluating students: the twin tasks of certification and development; (19) Teaching evaluations: feedback that can help and hurt; (20) Research presentations; (21) Managing a degree program: behind the "glory"; (22) Managing a nondegree client program: an overview; (23) Dealing with the press; and (24) Managing yourself and your time. This book also includes Figures and Index.
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Learning Theories, Consultants, Training, Experiential Learning, Adult Learning, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Skills, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Classroom Techniques, Educational Planning, Lesson Plans, Lecture Method, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Role Playing, Teacher Developed Materials, Active Learning, Class Activities, Educational Technology, Organizational Development, Management Development, Counseling, Student Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, Research Projects, Time Management, Public Relations, Trainers, Corporate Education, College Faculty
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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