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Discussion in the college classroom : getting your students engaged and participating in person and online / Jay R. Howard.

Author/Creator:
Howard, Jay R., author.
Publication:
San Francisco, California : Jossey-Bass, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Subjects:
College teaching.
Seminars.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Keep students engaged and actively learning with focused, relevant discussion Second only to lecture as the most widely used instructional strategy, there's no better method than classroom discussion to actively engage students with course material. Most faculty are not aware that there is an extensive body of research on the topic from which instructors can learn to facilitate exceptional classroom discussion. Discussion in the College Classroom is a practical guide which utilizes that research, frames it sociologically, and offers advice, along with a wide variety of strategies, to help you
Contents:
Introduction : why bother with classroom discussion?
Is anyone really paying attention?
The challenge of dominant talkers
Students' differing definitions of the classroom
Making online discussion work
To grade or not to grade? and other conundrums.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other format:
Print version: Howard, Jay R. Discussion in the college classroom : getting your students engaged and participating in person and online.
ISBN:
1-118-57179-7
1-118-57135-5
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