Trouble-Shooting Your Teaching: A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysing and Improving Your Practice

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Contents
Acknowledgementsv
Introduction1
Chapter One:Trouble-shooting the session10
Introduction 10
Teaching functions 11
The teaching-learning triangle 13
1. Does your teaching build on the students' previous learning? 15
2. Do the students know where they are going? 20
3. Are the students getting the inputs they need? 25
4. Do the students understand what they are learning? 30
5. Are the learning tasks appropriate? 35
6. Do the students get enough feedback? 39
7. Are the students motivated to learn? 44
8. Do the students believe in themselves? 49
9. Do the students find their learning rewarding? 53
10. Do the students explore what they learn? 57
11. Do the students reflect on their learning? 61
Anything else? 65
Profile 66
Action plan 67
Chapter Two:Trouble-shooting the course68
Introduction 68
Working through the chapter 69
12. Are the students on the right course? 71
13. Do they know what to expect? 76
14. Have they got the resources for learning? 80
15. Is the course manageable? 84
16. Is the course well delivered? 88

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