Pwani University Library

McKeachie's teaching tips :strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers /

by McKeachie, Wilbert James, , Teaching tips Series: College teaching series Edition statement:12th ed. Published by : Houghton Mifflin, (Boston :) Physical details: xxii, 407 p. ; 21 cm. ISBN:0618515569. Year: 2006
Reviews from
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current library Call number Copy number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book Pwani University Library, Kilifi
LB2331 .M394 2006 C1 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) 1 Available T4C KLF16126612

Includes bibliographical references (p. 360-389) and index.

Introduction -- Countdown for course preparation -- Meeting a class for the first time -- Reading as active learning -- Facilitating discussion : posing problems, listening, questioning -- How to make lectures more effective -- Assessing, testing, and evaluating : grading is not the most important function -- Testing : the details -- Tests from the students' perspective -- What to do about cheating -- The ABC's of assigning grades -- Motivation in the college classroom -- Teaching culturally diverse students -- Dealing with student problems and problem students (there's almost always at least one!) -- How to enhance learning by using high-stakes and low-stakes writing -- Active learning : cooperative, collaborative, and peer learning -- Problem-based learning : teaching with cases, simulations, and games -- Technology and teaching -- Teaching large classes (you can still get active learning!) -- Laboratory instruction : ensuring an active learning experience -- Teacher's role in experiential learning -- Teaching by distance education -- Teaching students how to become more strategic and self-regulated learners -- Teaching thinking -- Ethics of teaching and the teaching of ethics -- Vitality and growth throughout your teaching career.

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.
Pwani University Library.       P.O BOX 195-80108. Kilifi-Kenya.          Phone : +254 725 916 145 / +254 786 727 899.          Email: