Teaching in the Army by James C. LewisTeaching in the Army by James C. Lewis

Teaching in the Army

byJames C. Lewis

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS The question-and-answer method is the usual form for holding a recitation. In olden times the students asked questions of the instructor, whose part it was to answer them; nowadays the opposite custom often prevails. A combination of the two methods is generally aimed at by a good instructor, but even this is not enough. It is just as important to have students ask questions of each other as it is to have them ask questions of the instructor. The two natural heads under which questions fall are those asked by the instructor and those asked by the students. The former have three purposes, the first and primary being to stimulate thought, the second to test for knowledge, and the third to emphasize facts already known to the class. i. Questions by instructors a) Mechanical requirements of good questions.--There are several so-called mechanical requirements of questions, (1) They must be asked in a clear, loud tone of voice, with distinct enunciation, so that every member of the class can hear and understand them. While this requirement is obvious, it is surprising to note the large number of instructors who fail in this very point, so that many members of their classes often do not know what is being discussed. (2) Questions should be asked before designating an individual to answer them, insuring the attention of the whole class and relieving any particular individual of the strain which might otherwise result. 24 (3) Avoid calling on students in a regular order. Have you ever seen an instructor who has an alphabetical list of his class and who calls upon the.m in alphabetical order? If one's name begins with A, he can rest in peace after the first part of the alphabet has been covered and know that he...
Title:Teaching in the ArmyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217565093

ISBN - 13:9780217565097