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Author Cordell, Rosanne M
Title Quick Hits for New Faculty : Successful Strategies by Award-Winning Teachers
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2004
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Getting Started -- Truths My Father Told Me -- Getting Started -- Creating a Syllabus -- Top 10 Practices that Lead to Student Success -- Engaging Students in the Development of the Syllabus -- Reflect, Refine, and Refresh -- Staying Sane in Academia -- Scheduling Special Events -- Chapter 2: Grading & Feedback -- Course Participation and Self-Grading -- Measuring and Assessing Class Participation -- Learning by Teaching -- Using Students to Provide Prompt Feedback -- So What's Your Grading Philosophy? -- Testing: If You're Going to Do It, Do It Right -- Chapter 3: The First Day -- The First Class: Making an Impression -- Classroom Discussion Norms -- The First Day of Class - Don't Waste a Minute -- Diffusing Course Anxiety -- Building Rapport with Your Students -- Dealing with Side Conversations -- Getting to Know Your Students in a Large Lecture Class -- The Use of Discipline-Related Ice Breaker in the First Week of a Course -- Chapter 4: Are You Out There? -- Communication as the Problem and the Solution -- Getting Students to Talk - From Day One -- Facilitating Daily Classroom Conversations -- What Do Your Students Really Know? -- Community of Learners -- Arranging the Room -- Are There Any Questions? -- How Do You Know What Your Students Know? -- Live Happens -- The Student Panel as a Class-Participation Technique -- How Do I Know What They Know? -- Making Higher Education"Brain Compatible -- Good Practice and Good Intentions -- Chapter 5: Getting Support -- Making Use of Available Support Resources -- Paired Teaching -- Is There a Mentor in the House? -- Book an Appointment @ Your Library -- Preparing to Teach -- Chapter 6: Lessons from the Disciplines -- Improving Quality of Study Time -- Something Old, Something New: A Twist on the Traditional Term Paper -- This Isn't Art Class -- The Nature of Reality
Writing Dialogues to Enhance Student Learning -- Linking Mathematics with Computer & Information Technology -- Video, Worksheets, and Classroom Discussion -- Helping Students to Think About - and Do - "Good Work -- Transforming the Basic Course -- Hints for Adding Color to the Pedagogical Palette -- In-class Writing to Advance Critical Thinking -- Demonstrating Computer Applications -- Praxis Paper -- From "Mistakes" to "Mastery -- Chapter 7: Keeping Track -- How Do I Get Started on a Teaching Portfolio? -- Course Notebooks -- Getting Started on a Teaching Portfolio -- Annual Report Preparation -- Contributors -- References -- Subject Index
This is the third and latest book in the "Quick Hits" tradition of providing sound advice from award-winning college faculty. This volume is designed to help new faculty negotiate the challenges of college teaching. Articles and strategies range from planning for that first day in the classroom, to evaluating student learning, documenting teaching, and understanding the politics of teaching and learning in the department and institution. This volume expands each "quick hit" with additional background information, rationale, and resources. Quick Hits for New Faculty guides new faculty through the start of a very important journey, a journey that ultimately will take the teacher from novice to accomplished professional
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cordell, Rosanne M. Quick Hits for New Faculty : Successful Strategies by Award-Winning Teachers Bloomington : Indiana University Press,c2004 9780253217097
Subject College teaching.;College teachers.;Teacher effectiveness.;First year teachers
Electronic books
Alt Author Lucal, Elisabeth M, Ph.D
Morgan, Robin K
Hamilton, Sharon J
Orr, Robert H
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