Making Teaching Work
Teaching Smarter in Post-Compulsory Education
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Making Teaching Work by Phil Race
Book DescriptionMaking Teaching Work provides a down-to-earth, jargon-free book for teaching staff in universities and colleges and includes reference to some of the best modern literature on assessment, teaching and feedback. By focusing on the learner in a variety of situations and contexts, the book explores how teachers can help learners to make learning happen. The authors emphasize 'teaching smarter' - helping busy, hard-pressed teachers to increase the efficiency as well as effectiveness of their work. Written with both full-time and part-time staff in mind, the book allows teaching staff to balance the various tasks which make up their workload, including the increasing paperwork and administration they encounter whilst carrying out assessment, teaching and providing feedback to students. The book addresses a wide range of aspects of assessment, learning and teaching in post-compulsory education including: " how to provide a supportive learning environment - including online learning " how to design and manage formative assessment and feedback " how to support diverse students - including addressing and achieving student satisfaction." developing teaching - including lecturing, small-group teaching, supporting individual learning and dealing with disruptive students " how to use research to improve teaching " creatively designing curriculum " promoting student employability " broadening horizons - including widening and deepening participation " addressing and achieving student satisfaction. It is a self-sufficient and thought-provoking resource about teaching and learning for all practitioners in post-compulsory education.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412936071
(242mm x 170mm x 11mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Phil Race
Lecturer's Toolkit, Hardback (December 2014)
Suitable for teachers in higher education, this title covers key topics including: learning styles, assessment, lecturing, large & small group teaching, personal management skills, formative feedback, blended learning, resource based & online learning; & peer observation of teaching.
Making Learning Happen, Paperback (May 2014)» View all books by Phil Race
'Making Learning Happen has been an essential read for new academic staff since it first appeared. The third edition is exceptionally welcome providing real insights into what the modern student expects, and reflecting changes in the delivery of higher education.' -Pauline Kneale, Pro Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning, Plymouth University
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Author Biography - Phil Race
Professor Phil Race is passionate about helping people to learn successfully. Now retired from full-time employment, he runs workshops and gives keynotes throughout the UK and abroad, working with university and college staff on teaching, assessment and feedback methods. He is known for his highly participative style and humour, and getting participants working with post-its! He lives in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. His wife is Professor Sally Brown, known internationally for her work on fit-for-purpose assessment. Originally a scientist, Phil quickly became interested in teaching and assessment. He has worked at several universities, and is now Visiting Professor at Plymouth University and University Campus Suffolk. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2007, and in 2012 became a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He publishes widely, but regards 'Making Learning Happen' as the favourite of his many books. He can be contacted through his website: www.phil-race.co.uk
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