I'm the Teacher, You're the Student: A Semester in the University Classroom

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005 - 244 Seiten
In this trenchant and often hilarious guide, Patrick Allitt takes the reader along to his course in American history, offering a teacher's-eye view of the undergraduate classroom. The book offers background and guidance to those concerned with the state of higher education today, from educators to general readers, from young faculty facing the classroom for the first time to parents whose children are heading off to college. "Charming, and compelling." --Wall Street Journal
 

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It was interesting and encouraging read as a new faculty member. Interesting to see how courses other than my own, which are engineering project courses, might be taught, and encouraging to have ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

I'm the teacher, you're the student: a semester in the university classroom

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This charming book captures the author's reflections on teaching a U.S. history course to undergraduates at Emory University. With a friendly intimacy, he invites the reader into his classroom ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

The Introductory Course
1
Getting Ready
4
Early Class Meetings
16
The Discussion and Lecture Routine
35
Educators Excursions
53
Technology and Technique
70
Papers and Plagiarism
81
Treats and Tribulations
96
MidTerm Misconceptions
145
A Dry Pleasure
157
Vietnam as Ancient History
171
First Drafts Draft Dodgers and Deadlines
185
From the HitlerStalin Pack to the Peace Treat
202
Inflated Grades and Sentiments
212
Finals and Farewells
225
Appendix
233

Radicals and Patriots
108
The Conscious Professor
122
Long Dry Spouts and Levels Unheard Of
137

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Über den Autor (2005)

Patrick Allitt is Professor of U.S. History at Emory University, where he holds the Arthur Blank Chair for Teaching Excellence. He supervises workshops for Emory faculty interested in improving effective teaching skills. His previous books include Religion in America Since 1945: A History and Catholic Converts: British and American Intellectuals Turn to Rome.

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