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Teaching what you don't know [electronic resource] / Therese Huston.

By: Huston, Therese.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (314 p.).ISBN: 9780674054028 (electronic bk.); 0674054024 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): College teaching | Effective teaching | Learning | EDUCATION -- Higher | Collegeunterricht | LernerfolgGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teaching what you don't know.DDC classification: 378.1/25 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The growing challenge -- Why it's better than it seems -- Getting ready -- Teaching and surviving -- Thinking in class -- Teaching students you don't understand -- Getting better -- Advice for administrators.
Summary: Everyone in academia knows it and no one likes to admit it: faculty often have to teach courses in areas they don't know very well. The challenges are even greater when students don't share your cultural background, lifestyle, or assumptions about how to behave in a classroom. In this practical and funny book, an experienced teaching consultant offers many creative strategies for dealing with typical problems. --from publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-302) and index.

The growing challenge -- Why it's better than it seems -- Getting ready -- Teaching and surviving -- Thinking in class -- Teaching students you don't understand -- Getting better -- Advice for administrators.

Everyone in academia knows it and no one likes to admit it: faculty often have to teach courses in areas they don't know very well. The challenges are even greater when students don't share your cultural background, lifestyle, or assumptions about how to behave in a classroom. In this practical and funny book, an experienced teaching consultant offers many creative strategies for dealing with typical problems. --from publisher description.

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