A Guide to Better Teaching

Skills, Advice, and Evaluation for College and University Professors

By (author) Leila Jahangiri, Tom Mucciolo

Publication date:

10 November 2011

Length of book:

328 pages


Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781442208926

A Guide to Better Teaching is a self-help book that provides anyone teaching a college course with a thorough understanding of what it takes to be an effective teacher. Derived from the authors' extensive research, several interactive assessment tools are included that measure levels of effectiveness according to learner preferences. Each chapter is filled with detailed explanations, relevant stories, and action-driven tables that help them in understanding and applying skills. This book aims to enhance teaching skills by offering critical perspectives, practical suggestions, and techniques for improvement. Whether a new teacher, an adjunct faculty, or a seasoned professor, this comprehensive information can be used to analyze effectiveness or the effectiveness of others. The suggestions and the assessment tools are applicable to the entire spectrum of organizational leaders and managers, in education, government or industry whose work requires giving presentations or communicating in a public forum.

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Closing the teaching, learning and knowledge gap is at the very essence of A Guide to Better Teaching: Skills, Advice, and Evaluation for College and University Professors. This well-written and researched book not only applies to academia, but to the business community. To survive and thrive in the era of change we need to train and develop our people. This book will become your most important guide to helping you influence workplace understanding and knowledge through better teaching.