Working One-to-one with Students
Supervising, Coaching, Mentoring, and Personal Tutoring
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Working One-to-one with Students by Gina Wisker
Book DescriptionWorking One-to-One with Students is written for Higher Education academics, adjuncts, teaching assistants and research students who are looking for guidance inside and outside the classroom. This book is a jargon-free, practical guide to improving one-to-one teaching, covering a wide range of teaching contexts, including mentoring students and staff, supervising dissertations and how to approach informal meetings outside of lectures. Written in an engaging, accessible style and grounded in experience, this book offers a combination of practical advice backed by relevant learning theory. Featuring a wealth of case studies and useful resources, the book covers areas including: * Supporting students * Encouraging independent learning * Mentoring coaching and personal tutoring * Developing peer groups and buddying programs * Dealing with diversity, difficult students and ethical dilemmas * supervising the undergraduate dissertation Supervising postgraduates in the arts, social sciences and sciences. This book is a short, snappy, practical guide that covers this key element of a lecturer's work. In the spirit of the series (KEY GUIDES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING in HIGHER EDUCATION) this book covers relevant theory that effectively informs practice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415365314
(216mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Gina Wisker
Gina Wisker is Head of Learning and Teaching, Centre for Learning and Teaching, University of Brighton. Kate Exley is an Education Consultant and Series Editor of the Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education series. Maria Antoniou is Research Fellow at the Centre for Learning and Teaching, University of Brighton. Pauline Ridley is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Learning and Teaching, University of Brighton.
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