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The Skillful Teacher


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Preface v - xv Acknowledgments About the Author ii - iv 1 Experiencing Teaching 1 - 16 2 The Core Assumptions of Skillful Teaching 17 - 32 3 Understanding Our Classrooms 33 - 48 4 What Students Value in Teachers 49 - 64 5 Understanding and Responding to the Emotions of Learning 65 - 81 6 Lecturing Creatively 82 - 98 7 Using Discussion Methods 99 - 116 8 Teaching in Diverse Classrooms 117 - 132 9 Teaching About Racism 133 - 148 10 Using Play and Creativity 149 - 168 11 Teaching in Teams 169 - 184 12 Teaching Students to Think Critically 185 - 200 13 Teaching Online 201 218 14 Giving Helpful Evaluations 219 - 235 15 Helping Students Take Responsibility for Learning 236 - 251 16 Understanding Students' Resistance to Learning 252 - 267 17 Responding to Students' Resistance to Learning 268 - 283 18 Exercising Teacher Power Responsibly 284 - 299 19 Negotiating the Politics of Teaching 300 - 315 20 Staying Sane: 16 Maxims of Skillful Teaching 316 - 331 References 332 - 362 Index

About the Author

STEPHEN D. BROOKFIELD is the John Ireland Endowed Chair at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more than 45 years, he has taught in England, Canada, Australia, and the United States. A six-time winner of the Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education, he is the author or coauthor of numerous books on teaching, including Engaging Imagination, Teaching for Critical Thinking, Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults, and Discussion as a Way of Teaching, all from Jossey-Bass. Use this book for your next book club or faculty development event. Download your free Jossey-Bass Faculty Development Book Club Guide and design an outstanding event for you and your colleagues:

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