The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 29, 2009 - Education - 320 pages
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In this second edition of the book that has become a classic in the field, award-winning author Stephen D. Brookfield offers inspiration and down-to-earth advice to new and seasoned teachers. The Skillful Teacher is a comprehensive guide that shows how to thrive on the unpredictability and diversity of classroom life and includes insights developed from the hundreds of workshops conducted by the author. This new edition also reflects the many changes that have come about in the decade since the book was first published and includes new chapters that deal with emerging topics such as classroom diversity and teaching in online learning environments.
  

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After teaching my first college course (a seminar) my mom, a seasoned college professor, gave me this book. I come from a family of professors; I cannot imagine why she or anyone else in my family did ... Read full review

Contents

On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 1 Experiencing Teaching
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 2 The Core Assumptions of Skillful Teaching
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 3 Understanding Our Classrooms
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 4 What Students Value in Teachers
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 5 Understanding and Responding to the Emotions of Learning
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 6 Lecturing Creatively
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 7 Preparing Students for Discussion
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 8 Getting Students to Participate in Discussion
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 10 Giving Helpful Evaluations
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 11 Teaching Online
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 12 Responding to Resistance
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 13 Dealing with the Politics of Teaching
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 14 Surviving Emotionally
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Bibliography
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Index
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On Technique Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom Second Edition Chapter 9 Teaching in Diverse Classrooms
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About the author (2009)

Stephen D. Brookfield is Distinguished University Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prior to moving to Minnesota, he was professor in the Department of Higher and Adult Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he is still adjunct professor. A four-time winner of the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education, he is the author of numerous books on teaching including Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher, Developing Critical Thinkers, The Power of Critical Theory, and Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning.

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