Thinking about Teaching and Learning: Developing Habits of Learning with First Year College and University Students

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Stylus Publishing, LLC., 1999 - Education - 169 pages
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"Highly recommended for experts and novices alike. It has practical ideas for classroom techniques, balanced by thoughtful, well-researched ideas about the nature of teaching. For anyone who teaches in a classroom, this is a quick and enlightening read."--Nursing Education Perspectives

A compelling read for every teacher in higher education who wants to refresh or reexamine his or her classroom practice.
 

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Contents

THINKING ABOUT THINKING ABOUT TEACHING
1
THE BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF LEARNING
11
LANGUAGE
23
TODAYS FIRSTYEAR STUDENTS
33
TEACHING AND PEDAGOGY
51
THE CLASSROOM
83
WRITING AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES
119
FINAL THOUGHTS
137
APPENDIX
153
REFERENCES
155
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
161
INDEX
165
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About the author (1999)

Robert Leamnson was Professor of Biology and Director of Multidisciplinary Studies at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

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