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How To Be An Effective Teacher In Higher Education

How To Be An Effective Teacher In Higher Education

Answers to Lecturers' Questions

  • Author: Mortiboys, Alan
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 0335237401
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 192
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How To Be An Effective Teacher in Higher Education is a highly practical resource for lecturers with a particular focus on working with large groups of students, especially in a lecture environment. Alan Mortiboys is an experienced teacher and lecturer who runs courses and workshops for higher education institutions. The book draws upon his many years of experience and is a distillation of the common concerns and issues raised by workshop participants. How To Be An Effective Teacher in HE is designed to complement and support the National Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education and maps directly on to the six areas of activity outlined in the Framework.

Best Practices in Online Program Development

Best Practices in Online Program Development

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

  • Author: Elliot King,Neil Alperstein
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317932927
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 174
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Best Practices in Online Program Development is a practical, hands-on guide that provides the concrete strategies that academic and administrative departments within institutions of higher learning need to develop in order to create and maintain coherent and effective online educational programs. Unlike individual courses, an online education program requires a comprehensive, inter-departmental effort to be integrated into the ongoing educational project of a college or university. This book focuses on the: Integration of online education into the institutional mission Complex faculty-related issues including recruiting, training, and teaching Multifaceted support required for student retention and success Need for multilayered assessment at the course, program, technical, and institutional levels Challenges posed to governance and by the need to garner resources across the institution Model to insure ongoing, comprehensive development of online educational programs Best Practices in Online Program Development covers the above topics and more, giving all the stakeholders in online educational programs the building blocks to foster successful programs while encouraging them to determine what role online education should play in their academic offerings.

Internationalization of Teacher Education

Internationalization of Teacher Education

Creating Globally Competent Teachers and Teacher Educators for the 21st Century

  • Author: Reyes L. Quezada
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317978447
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 122
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This book proposes to excite readers to engage in conversations on how Schools and Colleges of Education can internationalize teacher education programs so that graduates have global teaching experiences, that teacher education curricula include global perspectives, and that there are opportunities to have faculty think and teach from a global perspective. The contributions in this book are by authors who have the knowledge and expertise in international teacher education to answer many questions regarding the development of a 21st century competent global teaching force. They describe their experiences, programs, and support for the goal of continuing to internationalize Schools and Colleges of Education. The book is designed to be interactive - readers are encouraged to engage themselves in the conversation as the editor invites them to e-mail any of the authors to discuss questions posed. Questions addressed in this issue include defining internationalization, global teacher competency, hearing "voices from the field" as graduates and faculty share how internationalization has had an impact on teaching, program development, and professional and personal development. This book was originally published as a special issue of Teaching Education.

Understanding College and University Organization

Understanding College and University Organization

Theories for Effective Policy and Practice

  • Author: James L. Bess,Jay R. Dee
  • Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • ISBN: 1579227732
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 506
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Now available in paperback, this two-volume work is intended to help readers develop powerful new ways of thinking about organizational principles, and apply them to policy-making and management in colleges and universities. The book is written with two audiences in mind: administrative and faculty leaders in institutions of higher learning, and students (both doctoral and Master's degree) studying to become upper-level administrators, leaders, and policy makers in higher education. It systematically presents a range of theories that can be applied to many of the difficult management situations that college and university leaders encounter. It provides them with the theoretical background to knowledgeably evaluate the many new ideas that emerge in the current literature, and in workshops and conferences. The purpose is to help leaders develop their own effective management style and approaches, and feel confident that their actions are informed by appropriate theory and knowledge of the latest research in the field. Without theory, organizational leaders are forced to treat each problem that they encounter as unique–as if it were a first-time occurrence. While leaders may have some experience with a particular issue, their solutions are usually not informed by the accumulated wisdom of others who have already encountered and resolved similar situations. The authors approach the theory of the organization and administration of colleges and universities from three quite different perspectives, or paradigms, each relying on different assumptions about the “reality” of organizational life in colleges and universities. The positivist paradigm–primarily an omnibus systems theory–integrates the chapters into a comprehensive, yet easily accessible whole. Social constructionism, the second paradigm, is introduced in each chapter to illuminate the difficulty of seeking and finding meaningful consensus on problems and policies, while also addressing important ethical issues that tend to be overlooked in leadership thought and action. The third paradigm, postmodernism, draws attention to difficulties of logic and communication under the constraints of strictly linear thinking that “authorities” at all levels attempt to impose on organizations. This “multiple paradigm” approach enables readers to become more cognizant of their own assumptions, how they may differ from those of others in their organization, and how those differences may both create difficulties in resolving problems and expand the range of alternatives considered in organizational decision making. The book offers readers the tools to balance the real-world needs to succeed in today’s challenging and competitive environment with the social and ethical aspirations of all its stakeholders and society at large. The authors’ aim is to elucidate how administration can be made more efficient and effective through rational decision-making while also respecting humanistic values. This approach highlights a range of phenomena that require attention if the institution is ultimately to be considered successful.

Reconstructing Undergraduate Education

Reconstructing Undergraduate Education

Using Learning Science To Design Effective Courses

  • Author: Robert B. Innes
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135616167
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 248
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This book is designed to introduce professors and administrators in higher education to the philosophical, theoretical, and research support for using a constructivist perspective on learning to guide the reconstruction of undergraduate education. It presents an original framework for systematically linking educational philosophy and learning theories to their implications for teaching practice. In this volume, Innes summarizes the sources he found most useful in developing his own set of teaching principles and course development process, and makes an argument for a particular perspective on learning--transactional constructivism--which is consistent with the philosophy of John Dewey and supported by current theory and research in learning science. Transactional constructivism, a combined approach, builds on the strengths of two competing views: psychological constructivism and the sociocultural perspective. Reconstructing Undergraduate Education: Using Learning Science to Design Effective Courses: *overviews the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of the teaching model that is the focus of the volume; *presents a summary of Dewey's educational philosophy and connects his work to current theory and research in learning science; *examines psychological constructivism, one of the basic positions within the range of learning theories that takes a constructivist perspective; *offers a case study example of a course designed and taught from this perspective; *reviews the sociocultural and the transactional constructivist perspectives; *explores the quality of dialogue and disciplinary discourse in the classroom--an issue that is critical to the success of models derived from a transactional constructivist perspective on learning; and *explores broader issues related to reform in higher education. This volume is a vital resource for all professionals involved in undergraduate education.

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book

  • Author: Gail M. Jensen,Elizabeth Mostrom
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455706019
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 304
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Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.

Effective Teaching in Higher Education

Effective Teaching in Higher Education

Research and Practice

  • Author: Raymond P. Perry,John C. Smart
  • Publisher: Agathon Press
  • ISBN: 9780875861173
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 452
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International Conference on Social, Education and Management Engineering

International Conference on Social, Education and Management Engineering

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
  • ISBN: 1605951854
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 565
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SEME2014 is a convention which aims at calling for people’s attention to the improvements of education environments and providing excellent researchers from the world an opportunity to present their creative and inspiring ideas. The wide range of topics for SEME2014 includes social research like social network analysis, social system dynamics and area studies, education science and technology like higher education, teaching theory, multimedia teaching and lifelong teaching, management science and engineering like management theory, decision analysis and economics management etc. SEME2014 holds the advance and improvement of Social, Education and Management Engineering as its earnest purpose. And to achieve this goal, experts and scholars of excellence in their domains are invited to present their latest and inspiring works. All the attendees will gain great benefits both on his academic ability and personal experience.

Spine Surgery 2-Vol Set E-Book

Spine Surgery 2-Vol Set E-Book

Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management (Expert Consult - Online)

  • Author: Edward C. Benzel
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455723320
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 2248
  • View: 3184
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Build a solid foundation of knowledge based on the fundamentals and employ step-by-step instruction from Spine Surgery. Edited by Edward C. Benzel, this best-selling medical reference explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery and delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve successful outcomes. Online access, thorough updates, contributions by leading international authorities, an abundance of detailed illustrations, and procedural video clips provide everything you need to avoid and manage complex problems. Glean essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that explores the full spectrum of surgical techniques used in spine surgery. Hone your surgical skills and technique with intraoperative videos and more than 800 outstanding illustrations demonstrating each technique step by step. Grasp and apply the latest knowledge from more than 25 brand-new chapters, as well as extensive revisions or total rewrites to the majority of existing chapters to present all of the most up-to-date information available on every aspect of spine surgery including motion preservation technologies, endovascular management, back pain and psychosocial interactions, biomechanics, and more. Consult with the best. Renowned neurosurgery authority Edward C. Benzel leads an international team of accomplished neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons - many new to this edition - who provide dependable guidance and share innovative approaches to surgical techniques and complications management. Equip yourself to address increasing occurrences of pain among aging and physically active patients. Access the information you need, where you need it on your laptop or mobile device via expertconsult.com, with fully searchable text, a wealth of procedural videos, online updates from the experts, downloadable image gallery and links to PubMed.

The Design and Management of Effective Distance Learning Programs

The Design and Management of Effective Distance Learning Programs

  • Author: Discenza, Richard
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • ISBN: 9781591400011
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 312
  • View: 6737
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As computers, telecommunications technology and other electronic media have reduced the constraints imposed by geographic location, increasing numbers of organizations are using information technology to geographically disperse education. And as the number of distance learning programs continues to increase, a variety of challenges and issues must be faced. These issues include: costs incurred for remote space and equipment used, the loss of traditional evaluation methods, and the potential losses of academic integrity. The goal of this book is to increase the understanding of such major issues, challenges and solutions related to distance education and it is geared toward administrators and academicians trying to develop or improve distance education programs.

Exploring Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

Exploring Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

  • Author: Mang Li,Yong Zhao
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3642553524
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 410
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The focus of this book is on exploring effective strategies in higher education that promote meaningful learning and go beyond discipline boundaries, with a special emphasis on Subjectivity Learning, Refreshing Lecturing, Learning through Construction, Learning through Transaction, Transformative Learning, Using Technology, and Assessment for Learning and Teaching in particular. The research collected in this book is all based on empirical studies and includes research methods and findings that will be of great interest to teachers and researchers in the area of higher education. The main benefit readers will derive from this book is a meaningful insight into what other teachers around the world are doing in higher education and what lessons they have learned, which will support them in their own teaching.

English as an Academic Lingua Franca

English as an Academic Lingua Franca

An Investigation of Form and Communicative Effectiveness

  • Author: Beyza Björkman
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • ISBN: 3110279541
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 276
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Open publication As a result of globalization, higher education institutions throughout the world are adopting English for parts of their education. Higher education is becoming increasingly international and thus linguistically diverse, for educational, idealistic and financial reasons. This book presents a much-needed description of English as a lingua franca (ELF) from an international university setting and focuses on form and pragmatic issues, using authentic spoken data. It provides useful insights into how communicative effectiveness can be achieved in spoken lingua franca communication.

Teaching Large Classes in Higher Education

Teaching Large Classes in Higher Education

How to Maintain Quality with Reduced Resources

  • Author: Gibbs, Graham,Jenkins, Alan
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135350493
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 176
  • View: 2098
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This guide combines theory on teaching methodology with advice on good teaching practice in order to help teachers face the challenge of larger numbers of students in their classrooms. It includes a number of case studies which explore innovative teaching methods.

Teaching in Social Work

Teaching in Social Work

An Educators' Guide to Theory and Practice

  • Author: Jeane W. Anastas
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 023152093X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 320
  • View: 694
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Drawing from her extensive classroom and field experience, Jeane W. Anastas merges the "practice wisdom" of today's social work educators with contemporary theories on instruction and learning. Built around a teacher- and student-in-situation framework, Teaching in Social Work examines the effect of social issues, professional norms and needs, and various educational settings on the interactions among educators, students, and the subjects they learn. The result is a singular volume that focuses specifically on teaching within the field of social work, identifying the factors that result in effective educational outcomes. Anastas draws on the theories and selected research findings of higher education and social work education literature. She illuminates the critical aspects of teaching and learning as an adult, the best uses of different modalities of instruction, and the issues of diversity that influence all aspects of teaching and learning. Her book includes guest-authored chapters on field learning and the latest advances in teaching technology. It also engages with ethics, teaching and learning assessments, and faculty work in full-time social work education.

Learning and Hatred for Meaning

Learning and Hatred for Meaning

  • Author: Hugo Kuyper Letiche
  • Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
  • ISBN: 9027274495
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 263
  • View: 6685
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This study poses the problems of theoretical and philosophical pedagogy in the practice of teaching. The research goal was to improve my teaching. A concrete experience of undergraduate lecturing is the subject. This unconventional New Paradigm research strives for an immediacy of contact between text and practice. How does a beginning lecturer grapple with this job? What is it like to establish oneself as a teacher? The emphasis is upon the experience of teaching, of the school, and what is expected of one as instructor.

The Passion of Teaching

The Passion of Teaching

Dispositions in the Schools

  • Author: Robert Lee Smith,James Hurst,Denise Skarbek
  • Publisher: R&L Education
  • ISBN: 9781578862030
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 240
  • View: 4962
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Provides a deeper understanding of the various concepts and relevance of dispositions to teaching and other professions that serve in school settings.

Professional Development

Professional Development

A Guide to Resources

  • Author: Sally Shake Gaff,Conrad Festa,Jerry G. Gaff
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781412832021
  • Category: College teachers
  • Page: 110
  • View: 5619
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Service-Learning Essentials

Service-Learning Essentials

Questions, Answers, and Lessons Learned

  • Author: Barbara Jacoby
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118944011
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 352
  • View: 352
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Service-Learning Essentials is the resource youneed to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiencesfor college students. Written by one of the field's leading expertsand sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work onthis high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has beenidentified by the Association of American Colleges and Universitiesas having been widely tested and shown to be beneficial to collegestudents from a wide variety of backgrounds. Organized in an accessible question-and-answer format, the bookresponds clearly and completely to the most common questions andconcerns about service-learning. Each chapter addresses issuesrelated to individual practice as well as to the collective work ofstarting and developing a service-learning center or program, withexamples drawn from a variety of disciplines, situations, andinstitutional types. The questions range from basic to advanced andthe answers cover both the fundamentals and complexities ofservice-learning. Topics include: Determining what service-learning opportunities institutionsshould offer How to engage students in critical reflection in academiccourses and in cocurricular experiences Best practices for developing and sustaining mutuallybeneficial campus-community partnerships Integrating service-learning into the curriculum in alldisciplines and at all levels, as well as various areas of studentlife outside the classroom Assessing service-learning programs and outcomes The dilemmas of service-learning in the context of power andprivilege The future of service-learning in online and rapidlyglobalizing environments Service-learning has virtually limitless potential to enablecolleges and universities to meet their goals for student learningwhile making unique contributions to addressing unmet local,national, and global needs. However, in order to realize thesebenefits, service-learning must be thoughtfully designed andcarefully implemented. This easy-to-use volume contains everythingfaculty, leaders, and staff members need to know aboutservice-learning to enhance communities, improve higher educationinstitutions, and educate the next generation of citizens,scholars, and leaders.

Teaching Engineering

Teaching Engineering

  • Author: Phillip C. Wankat,Frank S. Oreovicz
  • Publisher: Purdue University Press
  • ISBN: 1557537003
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 482
  • View: 5970
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This book aims to cover all aspects of teaching engineering and other technical subjects. It presents both practical matters and educational theories in a format that will be useful for both new and experienced teachers.

Science

Science

Teaching School Subjects 11-19

  • Author: Vanessa Kind,Keith Taber
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134226837
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 304
  • View: 8567
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In recognizing that new teachers often feel disempowered by the subject expertise they bring into teaching, this book not only covers the training standards for NQTs and the Induction Standards, but takes the reader beyond this by fully exploring issues relating to subject knowledge in learning to teach. Divided into three sections the book covers: framing the subject - defining subject knowledge and focusing on questions about science as a school subject teaching the subject - looking at pedagogical, curricular and pupil knowledge science within the professional community - focusing on the place of science within the wider curriculum and the teaching community. This refreshing new book provides stimulating assistance to subject specialists, from new teachers of science in the early years of professional development to those on a PGCE course or in their induction year. It is also suitable for subject leaders with mentor responsibilities and Advanced Skills Teachers undertaking specialist inset and teaching support.