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Developing Your Teaching

Ideas, Insight and Action

By Peter Kahn, Lorraine Walsh

Routledge – 2006 – 184 pages

Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

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    978-0-415-37273-2
    June 7th 2006
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    978-0-415-37272-5
    June 8th 2006

Description

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.

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

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

Name: Developing Your Teaching: Ideas, Insight and Action (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Peter Kahn, Lorraine Walsh. 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...
Categories: Continuing Professional Development, Higher Education