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Index - Tips - FaCET

Tips Sheet Numbers and Topics 

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1 --- Overheads: Communicating Visually

Schliefer, Jacqueline --- overheads, presentations

2 --- Critical Thinking Skills

Pinnick, Cassandra --- logic in classroom

3 --- Presentation Skills: Interactive Communication in the Classroom

Winn, Larrry -- nonverbal signals, attention span, etc.

4 --- The Teacher as Performer

Crow-Carrico, Carol & Baker, James -- role-playing, costume, use vignettes

5 --- Teaching for Student Involvement

Turley, Lou -- teacher enthusiasm, group work, learn names

6 --- How to Help Students Manage Test Anxiety

Laves, Karl --- test anxiety, test feedback

7 --- How do I Search You: Let me Count the Ways.

Etkin, Cindy, Moore, Elaine, & Wright, Peggy --- TOPCAT, FirstSearch, GPO

8 --- Group Projects: Experiences in the Trenches

Norman, Tony --- group project benefits, group membership

9 --- Cultural Sensitivity in the Classroom

Bailey, Howard & O'Connor, John --- classroom atmosphere, ask what students need

10 --- How to Adapt a Semester Course for a Summer Session

Pope, Jackie --- name remembering tips, group projects

11 --- Ideas for Preparing to Teach a New Class

Bilotta, Joe --- Internet Info, two textbook approach, colleagues

12 --- My Favorite Lecture

Aldridge, Richard --- classroom atmosphere, show benefit of material

13 --- Syllabus Preparation

Kacer, Barb & Evans, Sam --- syllabus changes, attendance policy, documentation

14 --- Count on Overheads (preparing OHs for the Classroom)

Counts, Ed --- OH guidelines, overlays, outlining notes

15 --- Teaching Problem Solving in the Sciences

Prins, Rudolph ---student involvement, idea evaluation

16 --- Grading Grades: Systems for Evaluating Students

Ramsay, Shula --- three systems for setting grades, grading plan changes

17 --- Student Motivation Roundtable

Carr, Pat & Graham, Carol --- student responsibility, re-writing material, use real life experiences

18 --- Group Dynamics of Classes

May, Dean --- 3 factors of classroom environment, teacher misbehaviors

19 --- Basic Distance Education

Fulmer, Joe --- getting info to students, student names & sites

20 --- Teaching Writing in our own Disciplines: Not just for English Professors!

Poe, Retta --- class journal, paper topics

21 ---Using Web Documents in Teaching

Kuhlenschmidt, Sally --- creating a Web page; teaching with or about information from Web pages

22 --- Overheads: Communicating Visually

Schliefer, Jackie - overhead hints

23 --- Dealing with Aggression in the Classroom

Horace Johnson, Howard Bailey, and Richard Greer - guidelines for dealing with aggressive behavior in the classroom

24 - Presentation Skills: Interactive Communications in the Classroom

Winn, Larry - guidelines and suggestions for the classroom

25 ---Teaching Writing in our Disciplines: not just for the English faculty

Poe, Retta - suggestions for handling writing in all courses

26 ---How we View Students: Images, Metaphors, Assumptions

Hovet, Ted - student expectations & our teaching style

27 ---Encouraging Critical Thinking

Roenker, Dan & Brunson, Barry - some reflections and activities

28 --- Making Meetings Meaningful

Krenzin, Joan & Winn, Larry - ideas for agenda items, guidelines for participation

29 ---Work Smarter, Not Harder

Graham, Carol - planning, grading papers, connecting material to real lift information

30 --- Basic Teaching Skills

Kuhlenschmidt, Sally - hints and suggestions

31 ---Goal Setting within the Classroom

Randolph, Patty - ideas for teacher and students

32 --- Graphic Interpretaion of Content: Diagram your material for student understanding and retention

Ducoff, David - show relationships, organization

33 --- Encouraging Critical Thinking

Brunson, Barry & Roenker, Daniel - questioning, evaluation of thinking

34 ---Alternative Classroom Techniques for Testing & Reviewing

Baur, Greg & Pigford, Darleen - ideas for reviewing for tests

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