ERIC Number: EJ628206
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Tangrams for Improving Instructional Skills.
Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, v8 n1 p27-31 2001
Presents a geometry game, tangrams, as an active learning method to engage international teaching assistants in concepts related to effective communication. Asserts that by framing the presentation of research-based communication concepts in an active learning metaphor that compares giving instructions to teaching, learners can experience these communication strategies (such as perception, acceptance, and repair) for themselves. (EV)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Classroom Communication, Communication Skills, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Instructional Improvement, Teaching Assistants, Training
New Forums Press, P.O. Box 876, Stillwater, OK 74076 ($25).
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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