Small Group Teaching

Author: Tiberius, Richard G. (Graduate Course in Faculty Development, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135373736
Format: PDF, ePub
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A practical guide to improve classes that are bored, hostile, aggressive or just not quite right. The book provides tips form making small class teaching more effective, with practical suggestions for a broad range of problems that teachers regularly encounter.

Handbook of Career Development in Academic Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Author: Laura Weiss Roberts
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1615371230
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Working in academic psychiatry is fulfilling, replete with extraordinary colleagues and inspiring opportunities for meaningful work and professional growth. Even so, getting started in an academic career can be a bit unsettling. After years of education, a new faculty member may feel unprepared for the everyday duties associated with a different academic role -- negotiating with the chair, writing letters of recommendation for students, participating on committees with colleagues, and balancing personal and professional life. The Handbook of Career Development in Academic Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, provides real-world advice with compassion. Readers will find just what they need when they need it: step-by-step guidance to approaching the tasks and challenges that face them, questions to discuss with mentors and colleagues, and professionally vetted online career development resources. Readers will also hear the voice of sympathetic, experienced academic clinicians who share how best to navigate challenging situations encountered in academic settings. Each chapter features: Smart Strategies: A list of specific actions readers can take to reach their professional goals Questions to Discuss with a Mentor or a Colleague: A list of questions that simplifies and normalizes the process of soliciting career advice and assistance Additional Resources: A collection of the most recent and innovative websites, books, and articles that will assist readers on their career path, even after they've finished reading the book Readers who seek out the advice in this book will find that they are better equipped to forge their academic careers -- and flourish.

Effective Learning and Teaching in Medical Dental and Veterinary Education

Author: Sharon Huttly
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135727112
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education series will include over 20 volumes, each packed with up-to-date advice, guidance and expert opinion on teaching in the key subjects in higher education today and backed up by the authority of the Institute for Learning and Teaching. This book covers all of the key issues concerning the effective teaching in medical, dental and veterinary education. It includes contributions from a wide range of experts in the field, with a broad and international perspective. It includes material on teaching and the support of learning, effectively using learning materials and IT in clinical education, assessment, developing effective learning environments, developing reflective practice, and personal development.

Medical Teaching in Ambulatory Care Second Edition

Author: Warren Rubenstein, MD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826176929
Format: PDF, ePub
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Completely updated and extensively referenced, the new edition of this practical hands-on resource demonstrates the effective use of any ambulatory setting in medical education. The authors investigate the tools needed from a theoretical framework for teaching, in addition to essential teaching skills, dealing with difficult trainees, setting up a private practice as a setting for teaching, and more. The text provides pragmatic examples of real situations with specific strategies for addressing each.

Designing Effective Women s Ministries

Author: Jill Briscoe
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310877245
Format: PDF
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For nearly twenty-five years, Elmbrook Church in Waukesha, WI, has supported a variety of ministries by and for women. Today their program stands as a model. Yet, as the authors of Designing Effective Women's Ministries will tell you, it did not happen overnight, but through trial and error. In Designing Effective Women's Ministries, the authors share what worked for them and what didn't. they explain how to start where you are, with what you have, and how to do what God wants you to do. Designing Effective Women's Ministries included tips and techniques for establishing groups and programs that meet the needs of today's women. The book shows how to develop programs that are specifically tailored to your church and your community.

Teaching Strategies for Outcomes based Education

Author: Roy Killen
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
ISBN: 9780702176807
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is an easily understandable and practical guide to effective teaching for teachers and trainers in all instructional settings: school, further education and training, and higher education. It is particularly useful for students, both as a text for their theoretical studies and as a reference during their practical teaching experiences and their later teaching careers. This second edition has been extensively revised and now includes introductory chapters that provide a strong theoretical base as well as a chapter on outcomes-based assessment.

Strategies for Energizing Large Classes From Small Groups to Learning Communities

Author: Jean MacGregor
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The large introductory lecture classes common on most campuses pose a particular challenge to instructors who want to encourage the active student involvement that is a vital part of the learning process. This much-needed volume shows how instructors can energize students in these courses through the innovative use of small-group teaching strategies and new curricular structures. They provide detailed descriptions of both informal turn-to-your-neighbor activities and more formal and intensive small group approaches that have succeeded in making students more active and engaged learners. They also examine efforts to give students in large classes a greater sense of belonging to a community of learners through such techniques as intensive supplemental workshops and clustering multipleclasses, and provide answers to frequently asked questions about using small-group learning in large group settings.This is the 81st issue of the quarterly journal "New Directions For Teaching and Learning".