Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors

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Wiley, Apr 9, 2010 - Education - 400 pages
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This expanded and updated edition of the best-selling handbook is an essential toolbox, full of hundreds of practical teaching techniques, classroom activities and exercises, for the new or experienced college instructor. This new edition includes updated information on the Millennial student, more research from cognitive psychology, a focus on outcomes maps, the latest legal options on copyright issues, and more. It will also include entirely new chapters on matching teaching methods with learning outcomes, inquiry-guide learning, and using visuals to teach, as well as section on the Socratic method, SCALE-UP classrooms, and more.

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Quickly becoming one of my favorite general sources on a wide variety of teaching issues. Best thing about Nilson is that she relies on research for all of her recommendations. And, not surprisingly ... Read full review

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Linda B. Nilson is the founding director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation at Clemson University. She is the author of The Graphic Syllabus and the Outcomes Map: Communicating Your Course from Jossey-Bass.

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