In this new volume, one of the most influential voices in education today translates a century of educational and related research into practical classroom applications that will help your students meet the challenges they will face in the classrooms! Beginning with the teacher decision-making model developed at the UCLA Laboratory School, Enhancing Teaching explores psychological, neurological, and educational research from the turn of the century to the present day. It examines decision making as it happens in the classroom, and shows how research findings can enhance decisions made in the areas of content, learning behavior, and teaching techniques. In the content chapters, task analysis and pupil diagnosis are described in detail, along with ways to teach concepts, generalizations, and discriminations in a manner that encourages critical and creative thinking. In the learning behavior chapters, findings of recent brain research, observational learning techniques, and the theory of "lesson design" are applied directly to what happens in actual classrooms, every day. Finally, in the teaching behavior chapters, prospective teachers discover practical tools for increasing motivation, improving the rate and degree of learning, and boosting retention and transfer of that learning to new situations that require creative problem-solving and productive, satisfying decisions.
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Book Description Macmillan, 1993. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. A MODEL OF TEACHING. 1. The Origin of a Teacher Decision Making Model. 2. Significant Contributions of Psychology to Education. 3. Questions Regarding Hunter's Contribution. 4. Using Hunter's Contributions in the Real World. II. DECISIONS ABOUT CONTENT. 5. Curricular Decisions, Task Analysis, and Diagnosis. 6. Teaching Concepts, Generalizations, and Discrimination. 7. Teaching to an Objective. 8. Planning for Effective Instruction. III. DECISIONS ABOUT LEARNING BEHAVIORS. 9. Research on the Brain as a Basis for Teaching Decisions. 10. Sense (and Nonsense) About Your Students' Right and Left Hemispheres. 11. The Chalkboard: An Assist to Both Hemispheres. 12. Observational Learning. IV. DECISIONS ABOUT TEACHING BEHAVIORS. 13. Efficient Use of Time for Effective Learning. 14. Examples: Accelerant or Deterrent to Learning? 15. Making Material Meaningful. 16. Helping Students Automate Basic Skills. 17. Helping a Student Who Is "Stuck." 18. Putting the Student ("You") at the Center of Learning. 19. Repeating Students' Answers: Helpful or Habit? 20. Teaching Students How to Disagree Agreeably. 21. Reducing Paperwork, But Not Instructional Effectiveness. 22. Homework: Asset to Learning or Waste of Time? 23. Testing and Teaching. 24. Education: The Ultimate Profession. Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0023589418
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