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Those who teach college students have extensive training in their disciplines, but unlike their counterparts at the high school or elementary school level, they often have surprisingly little instruction in the craft of teaching itself. The Chicago Handbook for Teachers,Second Edition, is an extraordinarily helpful guide for anyone facing the daunting challenge of putting together a course and delivering it successfully. Representing teachers at all stages of their careers, the authors, including distinguished historian Alan Brinkley, offer practical advice for almost any situation a new teacher might face, from preparing a syllabus to managing classroom dynamics. Beginning with a nuts and bolts plan for designing a course, the handbook also explains how to lead a discussion, evaluate your own teaching, give an effective lecture, supervise students' writing and research, create and grade exams, and more. This new edition is thoroughly revised for contemporary concerns, with updated coverage on the use of electronic resources and on the challenge of creating and sustaining an inclusive classroom. A new chapter on science education and new coverage of the distinctive issues faced by adjunct faculty broaden the book's audience considerably. The addition of sample teaching materials in the appendixes enhances the practical, hands-on focus of the second edition. Its broad scope and wealth of specific tips will makeThe Chicago Handbook for Teachersuseful both as a comprehensive guide for beginning educators and a reference manual for experienced instructors.
Table of Contents
|Getting Ready||p. 1|
|The First Few Weeks||p. 12|
|Active and Collaborative Learning||p. 23|
|The Art and Craft of Lecturing||p. 37|
|Student Writing and Research||p. 48|
|Testing and Evaluation||p. 66|
|Teaching Science: Challenges and Approaches||p. 78|
|Evaluating Your Teaching||p. 100|
|Teaching as a Part-Time Instructor||p. 110|
|Creating and Sustaining an Inclusive Classroom||p. 127|
|Using Electronic Resources for Teaching||p. 143|
|Afterword: Why We Teach||p. 168|
|Sample Syllabus||p. 171|
|Sample Classroom Activities||p. 174|
|Sample Materials for Student Writing Assignments||p. 179|
|Sample Exam||p. 185|
|Sample Concept Map||p. 187|
|Sample Evaluations||p. 189|
|Suggestions for Further Reading||p. 193|
|About the Authors||p. 201|
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