The Art and Craft of College Teaching, Second Edition

The Art and Craft of College Teaching, Second Edition

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The second edition of Rotenberga€™s popular guide to college teaching includes additional material on teaching in a digital environment, universal design, and teaching diverse students. As in the first edition, the book provides a hands-on, quick-start guide to the complexities of the college classroom for instructors in their first five years of teaching independently. The chapters survey the existing literature on how to effectively teach young adults, offering specific solutions to the most commonly faced classroom dilemmas. The author, a former department chair and award-winning instructor, encourages the new teacher to support their students as individual learners who are engaged in a program of study beyond their individual class. A focus on the choices made during the design of the course helps the instructor coordinate their class with a department or college curriculum. An extensive discussion of the relationship between classroom design and class size, as well as tips of assessment and grading, enable the new instructor to better handle the challenges of contemporary college classrooms.PART. Setting. Your. Expectations. for. Creativity. The instructor who wants to support creativity in the classroom needs to decide what exactly that means. For many instructors, the difference between an A and a B on an essay will oftenanbsp;...

Title:The Art and Craft of College Teaching, Second Edition
Author:Robert Rotenberg
Publisher:Left Coast Press - 2012-03-15


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