Teaching First-Year College Students

Teaching First-Year College Students

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Teaching First-Year College Students is a thoroughly expanded and updated edition of Teaching College Freshmen, which has become a classic in the field since it was published in 1991. The book offers concrete suggestions about specific strategies and approaches for faculty who teach first-year courses. The new edition is based on the most current research on teaching and learning and incorporates information about the demographic changes that have occurred in student populations since the first edition was published. The updated strategies are designed to help first-year students adjust effectively to both the academic and nonacademic pressures of college. The authors also help faculty understand first-year students and show how their experiences in high school have preparedA¾or not preparedA¾them for the world of higher education.Faculty are, of course, well acquainted with multiple choice questions that ask students to remember information or ideas. ... almost always present a problem or situation in the stem of the question and ask students to select the best solution, ... A second criticism of multiple choice questionsa€”that students study differently for multiple choice tests than they do for essay tests (McKeachie, 2002)a€”is lessanbsp;...

Title:Teaching First-Year College Students
Author:Bette LaSere Erickson, Calvin B. Peters, Diane Weltner Strommer
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-11-24


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