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The Craft of Teaching: A Guide to Mastering the Professor's Art, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-55542-664-4
272 pages
March 1994, Jossey-Bass
The Craft of Teaching: A Guide to Mastering the Professor
An immensely valuable book for young college teachers... and it has much to say to teachers of all levels and ages.
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Eble's book dispenses wisdom in the form of practical advice to both beginning and seasoned professors. He believes that people can learn to be better teachers through the examination and 'unbundling' of the craft itself.
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TEACHING AND LEARNING.

The Author's Stance.

The Mythology of Teaching.

Getting Students to Think.

THE SKILLS OF TEACHING.

Why the Classroom?

Making Classes Work.

The Lecture as Discourse.

Discussion.

Seminars, Tutorials, Advising, and Mentoring.

Teaching Without Teachers.

GRUBBY STUFF AND DIRTY WORK.

Texts.

Assignments.

Tests.

Grades.

Cheating, Confrontations, and Other Situations.

Motivating Students and Faculty.

LEARNING TO TEACH.

Preparing College Teachers.

Being a Teacher.
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KENNETH E. EBLE was professor of English and University professor at the University of Utah until his death in 1988. He was the author of numerous other books, including The Art of Administration (1978) and The Aims of College Teaching (1983).
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``An immensely valuable book for young college teachers.. and it has much to say to teachers of all levels and ages.''

``Eble's book dispenses wisdom in the form of practical advice to both beginning and seasoned professors. He believes that people can learn to be better teachers through the examination and `unbundling' of the craft itself.'' (Change)
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