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College Teaching

Developing Perspective Through Dialogue


ISBN: 9781575242941

Publication Date: Jun 2008

Format: Hardback

Covers the topic of teaching in college. This book begins with the notion that to understand what it means to be a better college teacher, self-awareness is essential. It provides guidelines for beginning teachers, as well as to more experienced ones, about the instructional process and the academic activities.
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College Teaching: Developing Perspective Through Dialogue casts a wide net over the topic of teaching in college. It begins with the notion that to understand what it means to be a good college teacher, self-awareness is essential. From there it provides helpful guidelines for beginning teachers, as well as to more experienced ones, about the instructional process and the academic activities outside the classroom that are imperative for survival as a college teacher. "College Teaching" uses a question-answer format to explore its nine parts. Readers of the book will find its conversational and personal tone to be a welcoming approach to exploring the complexities, dynamics, and joys of college teaching.
Date Published 30 Jun 2008
Publisher Krieger Publishing Company
Subject/s Teaching skills & techniques  
Michael W. Galbraith is a Professor of Leadership Studies at Marshall University Graduate College in South Charleston, West Virginia. Prior to his present position, he was a Professor of Adult Education at Florida Atlantic University, Temple University, University of Missouri-Columbia, and Oklahoma State University. He received his B.Ed. degree in social studies education and an M.Ed. degree in social foundations and gerontology from the University of Toledo and his Ed.D. in adult education from Oklahoma State University. He has been a college teacher for more than two decades and has written extensively in the areas of adult learning, mentoring, and improving college instruction. Galbraith was the founding Editor-in-Chief for the national book series Professional Practices in Adult Education and Human Resource Development by Krieger Publishing company from 1990 to 2004. Under his editorship, the series produced 34 books on a variety of topics. He has served on various journal editorial boards such as Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, Adult Education Quarterly, Adult Learning, PAACE Journal of Lifelong Learning, and Education Gerontology. He has received numerous state, regional, and national awards for his leadership and service to the field of adult learning.

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