College Teaching Tips

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-30
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Covering topics from compensation and benefits to managing your first class, this text gives new instructors and graduate teaching assistants a "how to" on navigating the world of academia. Tips on electronic media and computer interaction in the classroom will be valuable to even the most seasoned instructor. Written in a light-hearted tone, this text is a must read for anyone teaching a college course for the first time.

Table of Contents

Introduction to College Teachingp. 1
A Philosophy of Teachingp. 14
Developing a Structure for the Classp. 45
Facilitating the First Class Meetingp. 55
Considerations in Developing Examinationsp. 66
Grading Considerations and Mechanicsp. 78
Alternative Methods of Evaluating Studentsp. 92
Professional Interactions with Studentsp. 99
Interactions with Faculty and Staffp. 115
Methods of Evaluating Your Teachingp. 125
The Role of Computers in College Teachingp. 142
Electronic Media in College Teachingp. 149
Summation and Final Thoughtsp. 159
Sample Syllabusp. 167
General Academic Referencesp. 172
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