Perrott, Elizabeth.

Effective teaching : a practical guide to improving your teaching / Elizabeth Perrott. - London : Longman, c1982. - viii, 197 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.


Chapter 1: Effective teaching

What is effective teaching
Observable indicators of effective teaching
The teacher as decision-maker
How are teaching skills acquired

Chapter 2: Planning

Specific steps in planning
Exercises 2.1,2.2 and 2.3
Lesson plans
Teaching activities or methods

Chapter 3: Lesson presentation skills

Set introduction
Exercises 3.1 and 3.2
Video-and audio-recording
Exercises 3.3 and 3.4
Varying the stimulus etc.

Chapter 4: Questions

Classifying questions
Teachers' questions and pupils' responses
Exercises 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3

Chapter 5: Using questions in classroom discussions

Helping pupils to give more complete and thoughtful responses
Exercise 5.1
Exercises 5.2, 5.3, and 5.4
Improving the amount and quality of pupils' participation
Exercise 6.2
Developing questioning strategy
Problems in questioning sequences

Chapter 6: Affective communication in the classroom

Exercise 6.1
Effective attending behavior
Exercise 6.2
The need for active listening
Exercise 6.3
Using criticism
Calling on non-volunteers

Chapter 7: Class organization

Organizing independent studies for a full-size class
Levels of independence in planning
Assessment procedure
Exercises 7.1 and 7.2
Planning an independent study
Exercise 7.3 etc.

Chapter 8: Techniques for the recording of classroom teaching events

Selective verbatim
Exercises 8.1, 8.2 and 8.3
Recording based on seating charts
Exercise 8.4
Exercise 8.5
Exercise 8.6
Flanders' interaction analysis
Exercise 8.7

Includes bibliographic references and index

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