Working One-to-One with Students is written for Higher Education academics, adjuncts, teaching assistants and research students who are looking for guidance inside and outside the classroom. This book is a jargon-free, practical guide to improving one-to-one teaching, covering a wide range of teaching contexts, including mentoring students and staff, supervising dissertations and how to approach informal meetings outside of lectures. Written in an engaging, accessible style and grounded in experience, this book offers a combination of practical advice backed by relevant learning theory.
Featuring a wealth of case studies and useful resources, the book covers areas including:
Encouraging independent learning
Mentoring coaching and personal tutoring
Developing peer groups and buddying programmes
Dealing with diversity, difficult students and ethical dilemmas
Supervising the undergraduate dissertation
Supervising postgraduates in the arts, social sciences and sciences.
This book is a short, snappy, practical guide that covers this key element of a lecturer's work. In the spirit of the series (KEY GUIDES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING in HIGHER EDUCATION) this book covers relevant theory that effectively informs practice.
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