What the Best College Teachers Do


Author: Ken Bain
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674065549
Category: Education
Page: 224
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Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize awarded annually by Harvard University Press for an outstanding book on education and society What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators. The short answer is—it's not what teachers do, it's what they understand. Lesson plans and lecture notes matter less than the special way teachers comprehend the subject and value human learning. Whether historians or physicists, in El Paso or St. Paul, the best teachers know their subjects inside and out—but they also know how to engage and challenge students and to provoke impassioned responses. Most of all, they believe two things fervently: that teaching matters and that students can learn.

What the Best College Students Do


Author: Ken Bain
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674070380
Category: Education
Page: 299
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The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.

What the Best Law Teachers Do


Author: Michael Hunter Schwartz
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674728130
Category: Law
Page: 366
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This pioneering book is the first to identify the methods, strategies, and personal traits of law professors whose students achieve exceptional learning. Modeling good behavior through clear, exacting standards and meticulous preparation, these instructors know that little things also count--starting on time, learning names, responding to emails.

Russisch für Dummies


Author: Andrew Kaufman,Serafima Gettys,Inge Wanner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527705236
Category:
Page: 375
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"Russisch für Dummies" bietet einen leichten Einstieg in die russische Sprache. Los geht's mit einer Einführung in die Besonderheiten der russischen Sprache, in die Betonung sowie in die Grammatik einschließlich der Fälle. Dann wird es auch schon praktisch: Jedes Kapitel beschäftigt sich mit einer Alltagssituation: Sie lernen, wie Sie sich auf Russisch vorstellen, etwas beschreiben, telefonieren oder ein Hotelzimmer reservieren. Dabei lernen Sie die wichtigsten Sätze, Umschreibungen und Begriffe, die Sie im Alltag benötigen und bekommen nebenbei viele Informationen zu Alltag und Kultur in Russland. Am Ende jedes Kapitels gibt es eine kleine Übung, mit der Sie Ihre erworbenen Sprachkenntnisse prüfen können. Im Anhang des Buches finden Sie Verb-Tabellen und ein kleines Russisch-Deutsch-/Deutsch-Russisch-Wörterbuch. Auf der beiliegenden CD gibt es die Sprachübungen aus dem Buch zum Anhören und Nachsprechen.

Talk like TED

Die 9 Geheimnisse der weltbesten Redner
Author: Carmine Gallo
Publisher: Redline Wirtschaft
ISBN: 3864149207
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 320
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Präsentationen haben durch den Aufschwung der TED-Talks eine völlig neue Definition erfahren – die Online-Vorträge sind inzwischen zur Königsdisziplin des Vortrags und zum Vorbild für Redner auf der ganzen Welt geworden. Die immer beliebteren TED-Talks revolutionierten die Welt der Vorträge. Der Kommunikationsexperte Carmine Gallo analysierte Hunderte der besten TED-Talks und interviewte die bekanntesten und beliebtesten Redner wie Steve Jobs, Bill Gates und Bono, um die grundlegenden Regeln und Geheimnisse eines erfolgreichen TED-Vortrags herauszufinden. Gallo enthüllt in seinem Buch die Regeln, mit denen nicht nur TED-Talks garantiert zu einem vollen Erfolg werden!

Moo

Roman
Author: Jane Smiley
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3105613692
Category: Fiction
Page: 526
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›Moo‹ ist ein komischer, subversiver Campus-Roman über eine Ackerbau- und Viehzucht-Universität irgendwo im Mittleren Westen der USA – oder: ein Abbild der Welt im kleinen. Die Pulitzerpreisträgerin Jane Smiley verarbeitet Wissenschafts- und Gesellschaftskritik zu einer amüsanten und weitsichtigen Komödie. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Der unwissende Lehrmeister

Fünf Lektionen über die intellektuelle Emanzipation
Author: Jacques Rancière
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783851658859
Category:
Page: 167
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Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

The Reflective Professional
Author: Greg Light,Roy Cox,Susanna Calkins
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446243763
Category: Education
Page: 360
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'This book provides teachers in higher education with what they need - a compelling framework for improving student learning. It combines a comprehensive synthesis of the latest research on learning and teaching with practical strategies for implementing it in their classrooms' - Professor Ken Bain, Author of What the Best College Teachers Do, Vice Provost for Instruction, Montclair State University Praise for the First Edition: `For too long we have waited for a book that brings together the best contemporary thinking about learning and teaching and that connects with academics' everyday teaching practice in an engaging way. At last, in this book, we have it' - Ronald Barnett, Institute of Education, University of London Worldwide, higher and professional education services are challenged by increased student numbers and diversity, tougher demands for professional accountability, increasing calls for educational relevance and thinning resources. This new edition addresses key issues in the practice and theory of teaching and learning in the sector and includes fully updated discussions of: - the professional in academic practice - mentoring - teaching with technology - the relationship between learning objectives, outcomes and assessment - the novice teacher The authors draw on theory, practice and current research to provide a new way of thinking about the many aspects of learning and teaching in higher education, enabling readers to reflect critically on their teaching. They also propose a model for continuous professional development appropriate to the higher education academic community. Learning & Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional is for lecturers, researchers, staff developers and others involved in teaching in higher and professional education. Greg Light is Director of the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence and an associate professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, Chicago. Roy Cox was a visiting academic at the University of London where he helped establish one of the first centres for learning and teaching in higher education in the world. Susanna Calkins is Associate Director for Faculty development at the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence.

Nein sagen und trotzdem erfolgreich verhandeln

Vom Autor des Harvard-Konzepts
Author: William Ury
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593382849
Category: Law
Page: 288
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Seit mehr als 25 Jahren gilt die Methode des Harvard-Konzepts als die erfolgreichste aller Verhandlungstechniken. Ihr Ziel ist, mit dem Verhandlungspartner zu einem gemeinsamen Ja zu kommen. Doch um unsere Interessen zu wahren, müssen wir häufig ein klares Nein aussprechen. Wie lässt sich aber ein Nein so vermitteln, dass es unser Gegenüber nicht verstimmt und damit negativ auf uns und das Gesamtergebnis zurückfällt? Der weltbekannte Verhandlungsexperte William Ury zeigt, wie Sie aus diesem Dilemma herauskommen: mit einem positiven Nein! Ob Sie Konditionsgespräche oder Gehaltsverhandlungen führen oder den Auftrag eines wichtigen Kunden ablehnen müssen - mit dieser einfachen Methode kann jeder ein Nein so vermitteln, dass unser Gegenüber nicht vor den Kopf gestoßen und ein erfolgreiches Ergebnis erzielt wird.

The Joy of Teaching

A Practical Guide for New College Instructors: Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition
Author: Peter Filene
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1442995831
Category: Education
Page: 328
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'A clear, concise, and elegant conversation with the reader about the goals and methods of effective education. Veteran as well as novice teachers will benefit from the examples and suggestions presented in this book.'' Howard Gardner, Harvard Graduate School of Education ''The book is brief ... but it packs in lots of advice.... [Filene] addresses nuts-and-bolts questions that more highfalutin books on pedagogy might overlook.'' Chronicle of Higher Education ''Similar to a few self-help books, this book is worth reading every few years to remind us that there are better or different ways to do things.'' Education Review Gathering concepts and techniques borrowed from outstanding college professors, The Joy of Teaching provides helpful guidance for new instructors developing and teaching their first college courses. Award-winning professor Peter Filene proposes that teaching should not be like a baseball game in which the instructor pitches ideas to students to see whether they hit or strike out. Ideally, he says, teaching should resemble a game of Frisbee in which the teacher invites students to catch ideas and pass them on. Rather than prescribe any single model for success, Filene lays out the advantages and disadvantages of various pedagogical strategies, inviting new teachers to make choices based on their own personalities, values, and goals. Filene tackles everything from syllabus writing and lecture planning to class discussions, grading, and teacher-student interactions outside the classroom. The book's down-to-earth, accessible style makes it appropriate for teachers in all fields. Instructors in the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences will all welcome its invaluable tips for successful teaching and learning.

The Joy of Teaching

A Practical Guide for New College Instructors
Author: Peter G. Filene
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807829420
Category: Education
Page: 159
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Gathering concepts and techniques borrowed from outstanding college professors, The Joy of Teaching provides helpful guidance for new instructors developing and teaching their first college courses. Award-winning professor Peter Filene proposes

Geben und Nehmen

Warum Egoisten nicht immer gewinnen und hilfsbereite Menschen weiterkommen
Author: Adam Grant
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783426301166
Category:
Page: 448
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A First Step into a Much Larger World

The Christian University and Beyond
Author: John W. Hawthorne
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630873128
Category: Religion
Page: 180
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How do Christian students approach their years at a Christian college or university? What are the connections between all those hours of study and the Christian life? A First Step into a Much Larger World invites students, parents, and educators into a broad conversation about faith and learning in a postmodern age. Students will explore how to respond to diversity while maintaining community, how to make learning sensible as an expression of faith, and how to move from passive recipients of education to active and engaged co-learners with others. In so doing, they can transform their undergraduate years into a springboard for engaging the culture beyond the university.

Online Learning in Music

Foundations, Frameworks, and Practices
Author: Judith Bowman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019998820X
Category: Music
Page: 368
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Online Learning in Music: Foundations, Frameworks, and Practices offers fresh insights into the growth of online learning in music, perspectives on theoretical models for design and development of online courses, principles for good practice in online education, and an agenda for future research. Author Judith Bowman provides a complete overview of online education in music, including guidelines and accreditation standards for online instruction as well as a look at current research on online learning in music. She also explores several theoretical models for online course design, development, and implementation, before presenting a creative approach to online course design, both for fully online and also for blended courses. As a whole, the book challenges stereotypical views of professors as "sage on the stage" or "guide on the side," characterizing the online professor instead as Director of Learning. Necessary reading for all who work in online learning in music, it also suggests important ways both to prevent problems and also to resolve those that do arise.

What Our Stories Teach Us

A Guide to Critical Reflection for College Faculty
Author: Linda K. Shadiow
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118416201
Category: Education
Page: 208
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Praise for What Our Stories Teach Us "In her new book What Our Stories Teach Us, Linda Shadiowinvites college faculty to use their personal and professionalstories to reflect more critically and meaningfully on theirteaching practice. Guiding her readers with a gentle but sure hand,Shadiow painstakingly shows that by systematically examining oureducational and pedagogical biographies from a range ofperspectives, we gain deeper insight into the pivotal moments thatenliven our teaching and sustain our commitment to ongoingprofessional growth. I expect to be learning from this humane bookfor many years to come." —Stephen Preskill,Distinguished Professor of Civic Engagement and Leadership, WagnerCollege "Essential reading for every educator who strives to be a betterteacher. Shadiow's book offers us a fascinating process to mine ourpersonal teaching and learning stories for the valuable lessonsthey contain." —Jim Sibley, Centre for InstructionalSupport, University of British Columbia "In this well-conceived and well-written book, Linda Shadiowgently guides faculty along a path toward unearthing the richstories of their lives that offer deep and enduring insight intotheir practice." —Dannelle D. Stevens, professor andauthor, Journal Keeping: How to Use Reflective Writing forLearning, Teaching, Professional Insight, and PositiveChange

The Course Syllabus

A Learning-Centered Approach
Author: Judith Grunert O'Brien,Barbara J. Millis,Margaret W. Cohen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470605493
Category: Education
Page: 160
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When it was first published in 1997, The Course Syllabus became the gold standard reference for both new and experienced college faculty. Like the first edition, this book is based on a learner-centered approach. Because faculty members are now deeply committed to engaging students in learning, the syllabus has evolved into a useful, if lengthy, document. Today's syllabus provides details about course objectives, requirements and expectations, and also includes information about teaching philosophies, specific activities and the rationale for their use, and tools essential to student success.

Reflection in Action

A Guidebook for Student Affairs Professionals and Teaching Faculty
Author: Kimberly A. Kline
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1579228313
Category: Education
Page: 200
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This guidebook aims to stimulate student affairs professionals and higher education faculty alike to adopt new approaches when discussing sensitive or controversial topics with their students. It provides teachers and professionals with a critical social understanding of social justice, social agency, reflection, and actionable knowledge to develop new and effective skills, practice them in safe spaces, and apply them in the field. It offers tools that are equally applicable in a classroom or cocurricular setting. The exceptional teachers, scholars, and professionals contributing to this volume provide a diverse and alternative lens through which to examine the intersection of social justice education and professional practice. The text is organized in three overarching themes: Part One, “Existing Theories, Examining Claims, and Proposing New Understandings”; Part Two, “Concrete Tools and Safe Spaces for Practicing Difficult Dialogues in Professional Practice”; and Part Three, “Professional Development, Action Research, and Social Agency.” In Part Four, “Moving Forward,” the book concludes with a chapter on implications for daily life and practice. The action-oriented research model provides strategies and frameworks for using social science research to engage in critical social and educational problem solving. The emphasis is on moving colleges and universities to widen their moral and ethical lenses, beyond understanding diversity, to developing multicultural competence and enriching their campus communities. Written for faculty in higher education and student affairs professionals, along with master’s and doctoral students in these fields, this book provides a framework that is grounded in research and sound pedagogies and theories.

Linked Courses for General Education and Integrative Learning

A Guide for Faculty and Administrators
Author: Margot Soven,Dolores Lehr,Siskanna Naynaha,Wendy Olson
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1579228798
Category: Education
Page: 288
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Research indicates that of the pedagogies recognized as “high impact”, learning communities – one approach to which, the linked course, is the subject of this book – lead to an increased level of student engagement in the freshman year that persists through the senior year, and improve retention. This book focuses on the learning community model that is the most flexible to implement in terms of scheduling, teacher collaboration, and design: the linked course. The faculty may teach independently or together, coordinating syllabi and assignments so that the classes complement each other, and often these courses are linked around a particular interdisciplinary theme. Creating a cohort that works together for two paired courses motivates students, while the course structure promotes integrative learning as students make connections between disciplines. This volume covers both “linked courses” in which faculty may work to coordinate syllabi and assignments, but teach most of their courses separately, as well as well as “paired courses” in which two or more courses are team taught in an integrated program in which faculty participate as learners as well as teachers. Part One, Linked Course Pedagogies, includes several case studies of specific linked courses, including a study skills course paired with a worldview course; a community college course that challenges students’ compartmentalized thinking; and a paired course whose outcomes can be directly compared to parallel stand-alone courses Part Two, Linked Course Programs, includes a description of several institutional programs representing a variety of linked course program models. Each chapter includes information about program implementation, staffing logistics and concerns, curriculum development, pedagogical strategies, and faculty development. Part Three, Assessing Linked Courses, highlights the role of assessment in supporting, maintaining, and improving linked course programs by sharing assessment models and describing how faculty and administrators have used particular assessment practices in order to improve their linked course programs.