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Teaching in Higher Education



© 2013 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book is designed to take you step by step through each teaching experience you will face. It includes advice, practical exercises, top tips and words of warning on:
 

 

- seminar presentations to your peers

- leading undergraduate seminars

- choosing material for teaching

- preparing productive teaching aids

- giving lectures

- dynamic learning environments

- handling assessment

- success as a guest speaker

- mentoring

 This is a practical 'how-to' guide which is supported throughout by accessible explorations of how teaching can support your research. Written by lecturers who have taught for many years, the 'voice of experience' sections will support and encourage you in your move towards becoming a successful and confident educator.

The Success in Research series, from Cindy Becker and Pam Denicolo, provides short, authoritative and accessible guides on key areas of professional and research development.  

Avoiding jargon and cutting to the chase of what you really need to know, these practical and supportive books cover a range of areas from presenting research to achieving impact, and from publishing journal articles to developing proposals. They are essential reading for any student or researcher interested in developing their skills and broadening their professional and methodological knowledge in an academic context.

 
Introduction
 
Why Teach?
 
Seminar Presentations to Your Peers
 
Leading an Undergraduate Seminar
 
Dynamic Learning Environments
 
Lectures
 
Productive Teaching Aids
 
Handling Assessment
 
Conclusion
 
Glossary of Assessment Terms

Supplements

Success in Research free tools
A collection of free tips, exercises and resources from all books in the Success in Research series

'If you are considering teaching or are new to the role, this book contains invaluable advice which will not only help you to get started but will help you to make teaching a rewarding, life-long career!'
- Serena Simmons, Nottingham Trent University


its really good for tips on different ways to deliver things

Jennifer Stewart
Health & Social Care (Warrington), Chester University
April 20, 2016

I will recommend this to fellow academics who are learning to teach. The content is useful for theoretical essays and there is advice given on implementation of concepts in classroom practice. Most of the main teaching modes (lectures and tutorials) are covered in detail.

Mr Kenneth Anthony Wilkinson
Dept of Marketing, Ops & Digital Busin, Manchester Metropolitan University
February 18, 2016

I will recommend this to fellow academics who are learning to teach. The content is useful for theoretical essays and there is advice given on implementation of concepts in classroom practice. Most of the main teaching modes (lectures and tutorials) are covered in detail.

Mr Kenneth Anthony Wilkinson
Dept of Marketing, Ops & Digital Busin, Manchester Metropolitan University
February 18, 2016

Would recommend this to students who are undertaking their research in educational settings, but not always appropriate given its pedagogic focus. Great for me as a lecturer, though!

Ms Victoria Pagan
Business School, Newcastle University
June 22, 2015

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Sample chapter - Chapter One: Introduction


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