How to Teach Adults
Plan your Class, Teach your Students, Change the WorldBook - 2014
In this expanded edition of How to Teach Adults, DanSpalding offers practical teaching and classroom managementsuggestions that are designed for anyone who works with adultlearners, particularly new faculty, adjuncts, those in communitycolleges, ESL teachers, and graduate students. This reader-friendlyresource covers all phases of the teaching process from planningwhat to teach, to managing a classroom, to growing as aprofessional in the field.
How to Teach Adults can guide new instructors who aretrying to get up to speed on their own or can help teacher trainerscover what their students need to know before they get in front ofa class. It is filled with down-to-earth tips and checklists onsuch topics as connecting with adult students, facilitatingdiscussions, and writing tests, plus everything you need toremember to put into your syllabus and how to choose the righttextbook. Dan Spalding reveals what it takes to teach all students the skills they need to learn, no matter what the topic orsubject matter.
Full of vivid examples from real-world classrooms, thisedition:Shows how to get started and tips for designing yourcourse Includes information for creating a solid lesson plan Gives suggestions for developing your teacher persona
How to Teach Adults offers the framework, ideas, andtools needed to conduct your class or workshop with confidence.