Teaching Sociology Successfully

A Practical Guide to Planning and Delivering Outstanding Lessons

Author: Andrew B. Jones

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317279638

Category: Education

Page: 194

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Teaching Sociology Successfully is a comprehensive guide to teaching, learning and delivering sociology, not only with success but with confidence. Carefully combing insightful anecdotes and practical ideas with key theoretical concepts on planning, learning styles and assessment, this book is an essential tool for both new and experienced teachers of sociology. Each chapter focuses on a particular aspect of the teaching and learning process – from preparing to teach the subject for the first time to measuring student progress over time – in an approachable yet rigorous way. This practical guide will help you to: improve your knowledge of specifications and syllabuses at GCSE and AS/A Level; provide the best pedagogic approaches for teaching sociology; think about learning styles, skills and capacities in relation to teaching sociology; gain practical ideas and activities for improving student’s argumentation, evaluation and essay writing skills; apply strategies for teaching abstract sociological theories and concepts; make the teaching of research methods engaging and interesting; deal with practical issues such as planning and assessing learning; encourage students’ independent learning and revision; connect ICT, social networking websites and the mass media to further students’ sociological knowledge; tackle the thorny issues of politics and controversial topics. Drawing on the author’s own experiences, Teaching Sociology Successfully helps readers to identify, unpack and negotiate challenges common to those teaching sociology. Complete with a variety of pedagogical resources, it provides tasks and further reading to support CPD and reflective practice. This book will be an invaluable tool for students on PGCE social science training courses, as well as School Direct candidates and undergraduates studying BEds in similar fields.
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The Strategy Book ePub eBook

How to Think and Act Strategically to Deliver Outstanding Results

Author: Max Mckeown

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273757113

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

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Thinking strategically is what separates managers and leaders. Learn the fundamentals about how to create winning strategy and lead your team to deliver it. From understanding what strategy can do for you, through to creating a strategy and engaging others with strategy, this book offers practical guidance and expert tips. It is peppered with punchy, memorable examples from real leaders winning (and losing) with real world strategies. It can be read as a whole or you can dip into the easy-to-read, bite-size sections as and when you need to deal with a particular issue. The structure has been specially designed to make sections quick and easy to use – you’ll find yourself referring back to them again and again.
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Transforming Legal Education

Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-first Century

Author: Paul Maharg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351877992

Category: Law

Page: 360

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Paul Maharg presents a critical inquiry into the identity and possibilities of legal education, and an exploration of transformational alternatives to our current theories and practices of teaching and learning the law. His work takes the view that bodies of interdisciplinary theory and knowledge of the history of legal education are important to all stages of legal education. He also argues that new learning designs - such as transactional learning - need to be developed to help students, educators and lawyers deal with the transitions and challenges facing them now and in the foreseeable future. Throughout, discussions of theory are spliced with case studies of academic and professional legal learning, particularly in the field of technology-enhanced learning. The content of the book will be updated in a community of practice wiki at http://www.transforming.org.uk, which will also allow readers to comment and expand on the book's final chapter.
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What Successful Teachers Do

91 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers

Author: Neal A. Glasgow,Cathy D. Hicks

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761945741

Category: Education

Page: 210

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Presents a variety of methodologies meant to strengthen and support classroom theory and practice for teachers, derived from practical educational research.
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The National Guide to Educational Credit for Training Programs

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: School credits

Page: 2090

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For over 25 years, this guide has been the trusted source of information on over 6,000 educational programs offered by business, labor unions, schools, training suppliers, professional and voluntary associations, and government agencies. These programs provide educational credit to students for learning acquired in non-collegiate settings.
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Theories of Inclusive Education

A Student's Guide

Author: Peter Clough,Jenny Corbett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761969419

Category: Education

Page: 185

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This book traces the major stages of thinking in the development of inclusive education. It provides overviews of the main theoretical influences: the medico-psychological model; sociological positions; curriculum studies; school effectiveness; and the impact upon policy and practice of the Disability Movement. Positioned and discussed in their historical contexts the book provides a synopsis and critique of the last 50 years, including the introduction of the term "Special Educational Needs," the practice of integration, and the present processes of inclusive education. The unique features of this book include personal reflections by a number of people who are considered to have had major influence in the
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America, History and Life

Author: Eric H. Boehm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.
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