The happy professor : how to teach undergraduates and feel good about it /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Coplin, William D. (Author)
Corporate Author: EBSCOhost
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Chancellor Kent Syverud, Syracuse University
  • You
  • Artist
  • Skills coach
  • Advisor
  • Boss
  • Andragogy, not pedagogy
  • The five laws of the minimalist
  • Everything is experiential
  • Evaluate yourself
  • Use undergraduate teaching assistants (UTAs)
  • Use Dale Carnegie speeches
  • Create groups for small in-class assignments
  • Set the stage in the first class
  • Use simulations and role plays
  • Lie to the class
  • Keep your mouth shut
  • Make laptops and cell phones helpful
  • Start with the concrete and familiar
  • Use modules
  • Use class time for coaching
  • Debriefing competitions
  • Create lateness and absence policies
  • Differentiate between points earned and points lost
  • Use extra credit points to stimulate extra practice
  • Use group presentations as teamwork practice
  • Writing to communicate
  • Improve typing
  • Simple computer applications
  • Excel is life
  • Information searching basics
  • Survey basics required
  • Quantitative tools are not about mathematics
  • The easy way to community engagement
  • Use continuums to avoid the role of propagandist
  • Use problem solving exercises
  • The order, freedom, equality triangle
  • The grading exercise
  • The Prince system
  • Conclusion: Where do you go from here?