Collaborative Learning and Writing

Author: Kathleen M. Hunzer
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786489774
Format: PDF
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"Although most writing instructors know the benefits of collaborative learning and writing in college writing classes, many remain unsure how to implement collaborative techniques successfully in the classroom. Despite its challenges, collaborative learning can prove remarkably effective and this study provides the advice and answers to make this amazingly productive pedagogy work smoothly and successfully"--Provided by publisher.

Focus on Collaborative Learning

Author: Jeff Golub
Publisher: National Council of Teachers
ISBN:
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Some article titles found within include: "Cooperative Learning in the Literature Classroom", "Group Library Research and Oral Reporting in Freshman Composition".

Teaching L2 Composition

Author: Dana R. Ferris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136696652
Format: PDF, ePub
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This theory-to-practice text presents pedagogical approaches to teaching L2 composition in the framework of current theoretical perspectives on L2 writing processes, practices, and writers and provides an array of hands-on, practical examples, materials, and tasks.

Writing With

Author: Sally Barr Ebest
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791418420
Format: PDF, ePub
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A collection of essays on diverse issues in collaborative work explores the political, social, and individual psychologies of students, teachers, and researchers working together.

What the Best College Students Do

Author: Ken Bain
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674070380
Format: PDF, ePub
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The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.

Facilitating Group Learning

Author: George Lakey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470886986
Format: PDF, ePub
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Praise for Facilitating Group Learning "In this engaging and accessible book, George Lakey draws on a lifetime's experience to provide a highly practical resource to anyone seeking to understand and respond to the complexities of group work. The book will be invaluable to anyone trying to effect social change through groups while striving to stay simultaneously sane and employed."—Stephen D. Brookfield, Distinguished University Professor, University of St. Thomas "I've been working with forms of direct education for many decades, and I found new ideas and inspirations in every chapter. For anyone involved in teaching, training, sharing skills, or leading groups, this book is an invaluable resource!"—Starhawk, author, The Earth Path, Dreaming the Dark, and Webs of Power "George Lakey has inspired our union to engage in education in a way that challenges us to redefine social justice and equality in new and exciting ways. This book helps us to continue our journey to touch the souls of union members."—Denis Lemelin, national president, Canadian Union of Postal Workers "Facilitating Group Learning will ease the way of all who venture into the white waters of facilitation. George clarifies the most basic, complex, and nagging challenges of facilitation, while honoring the realities of individual and social power dynamics and providing real-life examples from the path of continued growth and mastery. A rare gift!"—Niyonu D. Spann, founding president, TRV Consulting and Beyond Diversity 101 "This book is a must-read for people who teach adults of any age, no matter what the subject, and care about doing it in ways that yield deep and abiding learning. Wonderfully well-written and rich with psychological and spiritual insights as well as practical strategies, it represents the fruits of a lifetime of transformational teaching and learning by one of the foremost adult educators of our time."—Parker J. Palmer, author, The Courage to Teach, Let Your Life Speak, and The Heart of Higher Education

Teaching ESL Writing

Author: Joy M. Reid
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Written specifically for graduate students studying to become teachers of composition, this text provides well-documented, specific information about planning curricula, developing syllabi for each level of language proficiency in an ESL writing program, and day-to-day lesson plans for all levels of ESL writing classes. -- Addresses the special problems and concerns of teaching composition to ESL students as opposed to native speakers, including issues of language and cultural backgrounds, prior education, gender, age, and language proficiency. -- Provides an historical overview of different methods of teaching composition at all levels and shows how the emphasis in the last two decades has shifted from product to process.