Teaching Large Classes: Tools and Strategies

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SAGE, May 27, 1998 - Education - 97 pages
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In this useful and practical book, Elisa Carbone offers a wealth of sound advice on how to deal with a large class, from the first day to end of term evaluations. Full of examples taken from many different disciplines, Teaching Large Classes will be an ideal companion for any teacher facing the challenge of the large introductory class.
 

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Contents

The First Class
3
Getting Your Students to Listen
17
Using Stories and Examples
25
Using Demonstrations Visual Aids and Technology
31
Active Learning in a Large Class
47
Are There Any Questions?
57
Assessment
67
Working Effectively With Teaching Assistants TAs
85
Index
93
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About the author (1998)

Rukhsana Khan was born in Lahore, Pakistan and grew up in Dundas, Ontario. She is the author of a number of children's books, including Muslim Child, Many Windows, The Roses in My Carpets, and The Big Red Lollipop. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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