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Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty

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Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning is challenging educators across the country, yet good advice on how to accomplish this has not been readily available. Student Engagement Techniques is a comprehensive resource that offers college teachers a dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundred tips, strategies, and techniques that hav ...more
ebook, 416 pages
Published October 6th 2009 by Jossey-Bass (first published 2009)
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Stephanie Doktor
Oct 05, 2013 Stephanie Doktor rated it it was amazing
Amazing resource for facilitating learning experiences in and outside of the classroom. Bought my own copy because I see myself using this every time I design a course.
Adam Wilsman
Background knowledge probe: example question is "Federalism: a. have never heard of this, b. have heard of it, but don't really know what it means, c. have some idea what this means, but not too clear, d. have a clear idea what this means and can explain it. Tell students the point of this exercise and ensure them it's not graded and they're not expected to know a lot of this stuff, just trying to figure out where they are with it.

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Oct 01, 2016 Pashew Majeed rated it it was amazing
A great book, strongly suggests to be read by all Ishik and Salahaddin University teaching faculty.
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Feb 26, 2013 Ab rated it liked it
This book contains a collection of techniques for teaching. The suggested techniques here are suitable for colleges/schools. Some of them can be adapted to university courses, but very few are applicable for natural sciences.
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Had some good information, but nothing really ground breaking. Much of it was covered in at least one of our other texts.
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Favorite Quote? 1 1 Oct 03, 2015 07:53PM  
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  • What the Best College Teachers Do
  • Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses
  • How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
  • Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning
  • Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter
  • Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers
  • Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom
  • Tools for Teaching
  • Teaching What You Don't Know
  • Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms
  • Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind
  • Learner-Centered Teaching
  • Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day
  • The College Fear Factor: How Students And Professors Misunderstand One Another
  • College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students
  • McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers
  • College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be

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“Student engagement is the product of motivation and active learning. It is a product rather than a sum because it will not occur if either element is missing.” 4 likes
“Although the terms teaching and learning are typically paired, those of us who teach know that students don't always learn. When I complained about this early in my teaching career, a colleagues chided me: "Saying 'I thaught the students something, they just didn't learn it' is akin to saying 'I sold them the car, they just didn't but it'".” 0 likes
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