First Day to Final Grade, Third Edition: A Graduate Student’s Guide to Teaching Michigan Teacher Training

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University of Michigan Press ELT #ad - In addition, a new chapter has been added that discusses successfully transitioning from being a teaching assistant to being hired as a full-time instructor. Both a quick reference tool and a fluid read, and grading, running a discussion, the book focuses on the “how tos” of teaching, such as setting up a lesson plan, as well as issues specific to the teaching assistant’s unique role as both student and teacher.

This new edition incorporates newer teaching and learning pedagogy. The book has been updated to reflect the role of technology both inside and outside the classroom. The third edition of first day to final grade: A Graduate Student’s Guide to Teaching is designed to help new graduate student teaching assistants navigate the challenges of teaching undergraduates.

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On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching

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Harvard University Press #ad - It provides a range of innovative and traditional strategies that work well without requiring extensive preparation or long grading sessions when you’re trying to meet your own demanding research and service requirements. What do you put on the syllabus? how do you balance lectures with group assignments or discussions―and how do you get a dialogue going when the students won’t participate? What grading system is fairest and most efficient for your class? Should you post lecture notes on a website? How do you prevent cheating, and what do you do if it occurs? How can you help the student with serious personal problems without becoming overly involved? And what do you do about the student who won’t turn off his cell phone? Packed with anecdotes and concrete suggestions, this book will keep both inexperienced and veteran teachers on course as they navigate the calms and storms of classroom life.

. You go into teaching with high hopes: to inspire students, to motivate them to learn, to help them love your subject. Then you find yourself facing a crowd of expectant faces on the first day of the first semester, On Course is full of experience-tested, and you think “Now what do I do?” Practical and lively, research-based advice for graduate students and new teaching faculty.

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Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, 2nd Edition

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Jossey-Bass #ad - This edition features new material dealing with genre and discourse community theory, quantitative/scientific literacy, blended and online learning, and other current issues. Jossey-Bass. Learn to design interest-provoking writing and critical thinking activities and incorporate them into your courses in a way that encourages inquiry, discussion, exploration, with Engaging Ideas, and debate, a practical nuts-and-bolts guide for teachers from any discipline.

Integrating critical thinking with writing-across-the-curriculum approaches, the book shows how teachers from any discipline can incorporate these activities into their courses.

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What the Best College Teachers Do

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Harvard University Press #ad - Most of all, they believe two things fervently: that teaching matters and that students can learn. Paul, the best teachers know their subjects inside and out--but they also know how to engage and challenge students and to provoke impassioned responses. Whether historians or physicists, in El Paso or St. In stories both humorous and touching, Bain describes examples of ingenuity and compassion, of students' discoveries of new ideas and the depth of their own potential.

Lesson plans and lecture notes matter less than the special way teachers comprehend the subject and value human learning. Jossey-Bass. What makes a great teacher great? who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers for all educators.

What the Best College Teachers Do #ad - The short answer is--it's not what teachers do, it's what they understand. What the best college teachers Do is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration for first-year teachers and seasoned educators.

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Tools for Teaching

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Jossey-Bass #ad - It includes more than sixty-one chapters designed to improve the teaching of beginning, mid-career, or senior faculty members. The topics cover both traditional tasks of teaching as well as broader concerns, such as diversity and inclusion in the classroom and technology in educational settings. Jossey-Bass.

This is the long-awaited update on the bestselling book that offers a practical, accessible reference manual for faculty in any discipline. This new edition contains up-to-date information on technology as well as expanding on the ideas and strategies presented in the first edition. Used book in Good Condition.

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Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom Harvest in Translation

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Routledge #ad - After reading teaching to transgress I am once again struck by bell hooks's never-ending, unquiet intellectual energy, an energy that makes her radical and loving. Paulo freire in teaching to transgress, bell hooks--writer, and insurgent black intellectual--writes about a new kind of education, teacher, education as the practice of freedom.

Teaching students to "transgress" against racial, for hooks, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, sexual, the teacher's most important goal. Used book in Good Condition. Bell hooks speaks to the heart of education today: how can we rethink teaching practices in the age of multiculturalism? What do we do about teachers who do not want to teach, and students who do not want to learn? How should we deal with racism and sexism in the classroom? Full of passion and politics, Teaching to Transgress combines a practical knowledge of the classroom with a deeply felt connection to the world of emotions and feelings.

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom Harvest in Translation #ad - This is the rare book about teachers and students that dares to raise questions about eros and rage, grief and reconciliation, and the future of teaching itself. Jossey-Bass. To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn. Teaching to transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work.

To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn. Teaching to transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work.

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The Pocket Instructor: Literature: 101 Exercises for the College Classroom

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Princeton University Press #ad - These user-friendly exercises feature clear and concise step-by-step instructions, and each exercise is followed by helpful teaching tips and descriptions of the exercise in action. Whether you are teaching majors or nonmajors, canonical or noncanonical literature, genres or periods, medieval verse or the graphic novel, this volume provides practical and flexible exercises for creating memorable learning experiences.

Used book in Good Condition. The first comprehensive collection of hands-on exercises that bring active learning to the literature classroomThis is the first comprehensive collection of hands-on, active learning exercises for the college literature classroom, offering ideas and inspiration for new and veteran teachers alike.

These 101 surefire lesson plans present creative and interactive activities to get all your students talking and learning, from the first class to final review. All encourage collaborative learning and many are adaptable to different class sizes or course levels. A collection of successful approaches for teaching fiction, and drama and their historical, and literary contexts, cultural, poetry, this indispensable book showcases the tried and true alongside the fresh and innovative.

The Pocket Instructor: Literature: 101 Exercises for the College Classroom #ad - 101 creative classroom exercises for teaching literatureexercises contributed by experienced teachers at a wide range of colleges and universitiesStep-by-step instructions and teaching tips for each exerciseExtensive introduction on the benefits of bringing active learning to the literature classroomCross-references for finding further exercises and to aid course planningIndex of literary authors, works, and related topics Jossey-Bass.

. To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn.

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The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students

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Harvard University Press #ad - Drawing on interviews with dozens of undergraduates at one of America’s most famous colleges and on his own experiences as one of the privileged poor, Jack describes the lives poor students bring with them and shows how powerfully background affects their chances of success. If we truly want our top colleges to be engines of opportunity, university policies and campus cultures will have to change.

The privileged poor reveals how―and why―disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges, and explains what schools can do differently if these students are to thrive. The ivy league looks different than it used to. Admission, they quickly learn, is not the same as acceptance. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition.

College presidents and deans of admission have opened their doors―and their coffers―to support a more diverse student body. This bracing and necessary book documents how university policies and cultures can exacerbate preexisting inequalities and reveals why these policies hit some students harder than others.

The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students #ad - Despite their lofty aspirations, latino, top colleges hedge their bets by recruiting their new diversity largely from the same old sources, admitting scores of lower-income black, and white undergraduates from elite private high schools like Exeter and Andover. To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn.

Teaching to transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work.

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Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students

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Norman Eng #ad - Whatever the situation, your reality is not meeting your expectations. Getting them to talk is like pulling teeth. Jossey-Bass. The author, Dr. Change is needed. They aren’t engaged in class. Find out how to hack the world of college classrooms and have your course become the standard by which all other courses will be measured against.

Whether you are an adjunct, a lecturer, an assistant professor, or even a graduate assistant, pedagogical success is within your grasp. But who’s got the time? or maybe you’re just starting out, and you want to get it right the first time. If so, presenting, teaching college: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, and Engaging Students is the blueprint.

Norman eng, argues that much of these approaches and techniques have been effectively used in marketing and K-12 education, two industries that could greatly improve how college instructors teach. Your students aren’t reading. To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn.

Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students #ad - Teaching to transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work. University Press Group Ltd. Written for early career instructors, this easy-to-implement guide teaches you to: • think like advertisers to understand your target audience—your students • Adopt the active learning approach of the best K-12 teachers • Write a syllabus that gets noticed and read • Develop lessons that stimulate deep engagement • Create slide presentations that students can digest • Get students to do the readings, and care about your course Secrets like “focusing on students, participate more, not content” and building a “customer” profile of the class will change the way you teach.

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Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback, and Promote Student Learning

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Stylus Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn. Teaching to transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work. University Press Group Ltd. Used book in Good Condition. This new edition retains the appeal, with guidance on how to construct them, clarity and practicality that made the first so successful, and continues to provide a fundamental introduction to the principles and purposes of rubrics, use them to align course content to learning outcomes, and apply them in a wide variety of courses, and to all forms of assignment.

Reflecting developments since publication of the first edition, the authors have extended coverage to include:* Expanded discussion on use of rubrics for grading* Grading on-line with rubrics* Wider coverage of rubric types e. G. Holistic, rating scales* rubric construction in student affairs* pros and cons of working with "ready-made" rubrics* Using rubrics to improve your teaching, for study abroad, and for SoTL* Use of rubrics in program assessment case study* Application of rubrics in the arts, service learning and students’ independent learning * Up-dated literature review Jossey-Bass.

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Charros: How Mexican Cowboys Are Remapping Race and American Identity American Crossroads

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University of California Press #ad - To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn. Teaching to transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work. University Press Group Ltd. Cities,  charros traces the evolution of the “original cowboy” through mixed triumphs and hostile backlashes, revealing him to be a crucial agent in the production of U.

S. And border cultures, mexican, as well as a guiding force for Mexican American identity and social movements. Barraclough shows how mexican Americans have used the charro in the service of civil rights, cultural citizenship, and place-making. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. The charro—a skilled, elite, and landowning horseman—was an especially powerful symbol of Mexican masculinity and nationalism.

Charros: How Mexican Cowboys Are Remapping Race and American Identity American Crossroads #ad - In this definitive history, Laura R. In the american imagination, no figure is more central to national identity and the nation’s origin story than the cowboy. Focusing on a range of U. S. After the 1930s, mexican Americans in cities across the U. S.

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