Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Experiencing teaching -- The core assumptions of skillful teaching -- Understanding our classrooms -- What students value in teachers -- Understanding and responding to the emotions of learning -- Lecturing creatively -- Preparing students for discussion -- Getting students to participate in discussion -- Teaching in diverse classrooms -- Giving helpful evaluations -- Teaching online -- Responding to resistance -- Dealing with the politics of teaching -- Surviving emotionally.
"Written for the thoughtful professional, The Skillful Teacher Is a hands-on survival manual for restoring confidence, effectiveness, and vigor to the critical practice of teaching."--BOOK JACKET.