Teaching in Further Education: An Outline of Principles and Practice

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A&C Black, Nov 7, 2013 - Education - 488 pages
Jonathan Tummons has sensitively updated Curzon's long-established Teaching in Further Education, ensuring that not only does this new edition provide the academically rigorous approach of previous editions but it also offers an up to date guide to current practice and research. Topics covered include:

- Theories of learning
- The teaching-learning process
- Instructional techniques
- Assessment and evaluation
- Intelligence and ability

This is the complete guide for those training to work in the Further Education sector.

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Defining and Understanding the Practice of Teaching
Learning as a Social Practice
Working with Adult Learners
Strategies and Techniques for Teaching and Learning
Planning Lessons within Academic and Professional Contexts
Planning Lessons within Vocational and Technical Contexts
Giving Lectures and Presentations
Planning for StudentCentred Learning and Teaching
Working Alongside Other Professionals
AudioVisual Resources for Teaching and Learning

Activity Theory and Expansive Learning
Social and Cultural Research Perspectives on Further
The Essence
Controlling and Managing TeachingLearning Processes
Aims Objectives and Outcomes in Planning for Learning
Taxonomies of Learning
Managing the TeachingLearning Process
The Teacher as Manager and Leader
Course and Curriculum Design and Content
Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Learning and Knowing
Motivating Students to Learn
Managing Behaviour
eLearning and Blended Learning in Further Education
Assessment and Evaluation
Theories and Principles of Assessment
Designing Administering and Evaluating Assessment Tasks
Reflective Practice and the Evaluation of Teaching
Issues and Debates
Conceptions of Intelligence
Nature Nurture and Neuroscience

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About the author (2013)

L. B. Curzon, formerly principal of colleges of FE in Chester and London, UK, was an experienced teacher with a background in economics and law.

Jonathan Tummons is Lecturer in Education and Pathway Leader for the MSc in Educational Assessment at Durham University, UK.

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