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Chicago Handbook for Teachers A Practical Guide to the College Classroom

ISBN-10: 0226075125

ISBN-13: 9780226075129

Edition: 1999 (Reprint)

Authors: Alan Brinkley, Betty Dessants, Michael Flamm, Cynthia G. Fleming, Charles Forcey

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This is a guide for all those who face the challenge of putting together material for a course and then making it work. The authors offer practical advice for almost any situation a new teacher might face.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 195
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484

Alan Brinkley was born in 1949. He earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University and taught at MIT and Harvard as well as City University of New York and Princeton University before joining the Columbia faculty in 1991. He is the Allan Nevins Professor of History at Columbia University, where he was also Provost from 2003 - 2009. He is a historian of the New Deal. A prolific essayist, Brinkley writes regularly in magazines such as The New York Review of Books, the New York Times Book Review, Newsweek and The New Republic and is an advocate for progressive issues. Brinkley has won a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, the National Book Award for History, and numerous other prizes and fellowships, and was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He also serves as a board member or trustee of several academic and policy research institutions and chairs the board of The Century Foundation. His works include Liberalism and Its Discontents, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century.

Introduction
Getting Ready
The First Weeks
Classroom Discussions
The Art and Craft of Lecturing
Student Writing and Research
Testing and Evaluation
Evaluating Your Teaching
Teaching as a Graduate Student
Teaching Inclusively in a Multicultural Age
Using Electronic Resources for Teaching
Afterword: Why Do We Teach?
Suggestions for Further Reading
About the Authors
Index