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Author Anderson, David.

Title 500 tips for further and continuing education lecturers / David Anderson, Sally Brown and Phil Race
Published London ; Stirling, VA : Kogan Page, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 165 pages)
Series 500 Tips
500 Tips
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Why This Book Now?; Chapter 1 Curriculum Matters; 1 Thinking about teaching-learning methodologies; 2 Exploring learning processes; 3 Expressing learning outcomes; 4 Planning a new programme; 5 Developing students' key skills; 6 Adjusting to curriculum changes; Chapter 2 Curriculum Delivery; 7 Classroom management; 8 Learning in large groups; 9 Getting students to work together; 10 Student group projects; 11 Individual student projects; 12 Involving students; 13 Using learning agreements
14 Designing effective class assignmentsChapter 3 Flexible Learning; 15 Making flexible learning work; 16 Adopting and adapting learning resource materials; 17 Helping students to learn from learning resources; 18 Choosing print-based learning resources; 19 Making the most of learning centres; 20 Learning from electronic sources; Chapter 4 Assessment Strategies; 21 Principles of assessment; 22 Why should we assess?; 23 Working out what you really want to assess; 24 Choosing the most appropriate methods of assessment; 25 Adopting a strategic approach to assessment
26 Course or programme area assessment strategies27 Making assessment manageable; 28 Keeping track of assessment; 29 Giving students feedback; Chapter 5 Supporting Diverse Students; 30 Constituencies and contexts of continuing and further education; 31 Mature students; 32 Part-time students; 33 International students; 34 Supporting students with special needs; Chapter 6 Managing Your Professional Life; 35 Managing your time; 36 Dealing with stress; 37 Coping with the effects of change; 38 Looking after yourself; 39 Coping with heavier workloads; 40 Coping well with mergers
41 Being an effective colleague42 Personal development and review forums; 43 Working as a part-time lecturer; 44 Making sense of your contract; Chapter 7 Administrative and College-wide Responsibilities; 45 Coping with meetings; 46 Coping with the paperwork; 47 Working with administrative and support staff; 48 Working with higher education; 49 Quality assurance and enhancement; 50 Addressing the key issues; References and Further Reading; Index
Summary Following changes in education over the years, lecturers are under increased pressure with heavier workloads and more complex assessment duties. This practical manual seeks to provide ideas on all aspects from coping with heavier workloads to working with support staff, and has a ""dip-into"" format
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-159) and index
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Subject Adult education teachers -- Training of.
Education, Higher.
Lecturers -- Training of
Adult education teachers -- Training of.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Education, Higher.
Lecturers -- Training of.
Form Electronic book
Author Brown, Sally, 1950 February 1-
Race, Philip.
ISBN 1135367507
Other Titles Five hundred tips for further and continuing education lecturers