Developing Your Teaching: Ideas, Insight And Action by Peter KahnDeveloping Your Teaching: Ideas, Insight And Action by Peter Kahn

Developing Your Teaching: Ideas, Insight And Action

byPeter KahnEditorPeter Kahn

Paperback | December 7, 2006

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For new as well as more experienced lecturers, this motivational book is packed with accessible and practical advice, grounded in learning theory. The authors show how to take a step back, reflect on your current practice and take measures to improve it. A wide range of creative and innovative ideas are explored including:

  • using feedback from peers and students
  • turning your understanding into practice
  • getting involved in support networks
  • working with mentors
  • using teaching to progress your career.
Title:Developing Your Teaching: Ideas, Insight And ActionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.6 inPublished:December 7, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415372739

ISBN - 13:9780415372732

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Table of Contents

1.Why improve your teaching? 2. Evidence-based teaching 3. Inspiration for teaching 4. Personal strategies for learning from experience 5. Learning from others 6. Creating a support network 7. Mentoring 8. Investigations and development projects  9. Making a case ¿ synthesising insights into teaching 10. Conclusion ¿ ensuring continued development, scholarship of teaching and learning. Appendix: Resources for improving your teaching

Editorial Reviews

'This book is a timely addition to the literature of learning and teaching in higher education...I would certainly recommend this book as a core text to new HE staff when joing the programme, as a friendly introduction to a sometimes complex area.' - ESCalate 'I commend the authors on the style and quality of writing. Even with twenty plus years in teaching, I found each chapter had something to offer me. The text is friendly, almost conversational in its approach, and should appeal to most readers... This book is highly recommended, accessible and full of sound advice without being patronising. Those new to HE teaching and those with years experince will find something here to help them develop their teaching.' - Physical Sciences Educational Reviews, The Higher Education Academy