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Leading Dynamic Seminars

A Practical Handbook for University Educators

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 176
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Teaching and Learning

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13 September 2013

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Hands-on, practical guide helping academics to reinvigorate their seminar teaching. Ideal for new higher education staff seeking guidance as well as more experienced academics looking for tips and ideas. Covers all elements...

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Hands-on, practical guide helping academics to reinvigorate their seminar teaching. Ideal for new higher education staff seeking guidance as well as more experienced academics looking for tips and ideas. Covers all elements of seminar-based instruction including encouraging participation, handling sensitive topics and incorporating new technology.

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The only book providing uptodate guidance on seminar teaching
Essential reading for anyone teaching higher education seminars
Practical, handson advice that can be applied straight away
Includes coverage of using new technologies to support teaching and learning

Acknowledgements
Preface
1. The Socratic Method
2. Prepare Your Seminar for Success
3. Introductions and Ground Rules
4. Create a Positive Learning Cycle
5. Encourage Discussion and Collaborative Learning
6. Team Teaching Challenges
7. Technology and Seminar-based Learning
8. Distance Learning
9. End of Course Pitfalls
10. Measure Outcomes
11. Final Thoughts and Suggestions
Bibliography
Index
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Dr James Anderson is the Dean of Academics at the Marine Corps War College, USA. He has extensive experience leading seminars at institutions including the Marine Corps University, the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies in Germany and George Washington University, USA. He earned his doctorate in international relations from Tufts University, USA.

Dr Andrew Bellenkes is a Senior Lecturer for the Naval Postgraduate School Operations Research Department in Monterey, California, USA. He has worked as a lecturer at the United States Air Force Academy and the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany, as well as numerous other military and civilian organisations throughout...

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Dr James Anderson is the Dean of Academics at the Marine Corps War College, USA. He has extensive experience leading seminars at institutions including the Marine Corps University, the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies in Germany and George Washington University, USA. He earned his doctorate in international relations from Tufts University, USA.

Dr Andrew Bellenkes is a Senior Lecturer for the Naval Postgraduate School Operations Research Department in Monterey, California, USA. He has worked as a lecturer at the United States Air Force Academy and the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany, as well as numerous other military and civilian organisations throughout the world. He earned his PhD in Psychology from the University of Illinois, USA.

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