Teaching in Further Education

Teaching in Further Education

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By (author) L.B. Curzon

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  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • Format: Paperback | 470 pages
  • Dimensions: 168mm x 244mm x 28mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 30 July 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0826471153
  • ISBN 13: 9780826471154
  • Edition: 6, New edition
  • Edition statement: 6th New edition of Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 1, black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 272,988

Product description

The 6th edition of this successful textbook, first published in 1997, includes up-dated material on many issues as well as new chapters on lecturing techniques, intelligence, the "nature versus nurture" debate, computer-assisted learning and study techniques. New material is provided on the following areas: advances in teaching theory relating to memory, the transfer of training, research relating to conditioning theory, discipline in colleges and adult learning. All reading references have been thoroughly up-dated and the book has a new appendix, including new "topics for discussion."

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L.B.Curzon, B Comm, Dip Ed, FBIM, formerly principal of colleges of FE in Chester and London, is an experienced teacher with a background in economics and law.

Review quote

'This text reflects a wide understanding of the complexities of further education, many of which arise from the considerable variations in students' aptitudes, education and acquired skills. College staff will find that the text offers valuable help and guidance of a practical nature in their teaching activities.' Gordon Wheeler, former director of the Further Education Staff College

Table of contents

Part One: An Overview of the Teaching-Learning Process; Part Two: Aspects of Educational Psychology; Part Three: Communication and Control - The Essence of the Teaching-Learning Process; Part Four: Managing the Teaching-Learning Process; Part Five: Instructional Techniques; Part Six: The Assessment and Evaluation of Student Performance Part One: An Overview of the Teaching-Learning Process; 1. Education, Teaching and Learning; 2. The Science and Art of Teaching; Part Two: Aspects of Educational Psychology; 3. The Nature of Psychology and Theories of Learning; 4. The Behaviourist School; 5. The Neo-behaviourist School (1); 6. The Neo-behaviourist School (2); 7. The Gestalt School; 8. The Cognitive School (1); 9. The Cognitive School (2); 10. The Humanist Psychology School; Part Three: Communication and Control - The Essence of the Teaching-Learning Process; 11. Fundamentals of Communication in the Teaching-Learning Process; 12. The Nature of Control in the Teaching-Learning Process; 13. The Utilisation of Learning Objectives - A Behavioural Approach; 14. Taxonomies of Learning Objectives; Part Four: Managing the Teaching-Learning Process; 15. The Teacher as Manager; 16. The Instructional Setting Syllabus and Course Design; 17. Facilitating Retention and Retrieval of Knowledge, and Transfer of Learning; 18. Motivation and Teaching Students How to Study; 19. Study Techniques; 20. Class Control and Student Counselling; 21. Teaching the Older Student; Part Five: Instructional Techniques; 22. The Modes of Instruction; 23. The Formal Lesson (1); 24. The Formal Lesson (2); 25. The Psychomotor Skills Lesson; 26. The Lecture; 27. Lecturing Techniques; 28. The Discussion Group: the Seminar; the Tutorial; the Case Study Group; 29. Team Teaching; 30. The Selection and Utilisation of Audio-Visual Aids; 31. Computer-Assisted Learning; Part Six: The Assessment and Evaluation of Student Performance; 32. The Functions and Structures of Examinations; 33. The Objective Test: Its Rationale and Construction; 34. Intelligence; 35. 'Nature versus Nurture'