This comprehensive guide for new university teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching alongside examples of practice across disciplines. Written in a highly accessible style, it covers topics such as the foundations of small group teaching; methods and techniques; and advice on inclusive and non-discriminatory practice. Now fully updated, this new edition also takes into account changes in technology and the expectation of students, includes examples of practice from a variety of institutions, and offers learning resources and reading suggestions throughout.
Table of Contents
Series Editor Introduction; Acknowledgements; Introduction to the book; Chapter 1. Views on Small Group Teaching: A Learner’s perspective; Chapter 2. Educational Theories that Support SGT; Chapter 3. The Physical, Psychological and Social Conditions for Successful SGT; Chapter 4. The Skills of Facilitation; Chapter 5. Diverse groups and Inclusivity; Chapter 6. Working with Learner groups : Techniques and methods in the classroom; Chapter 7. Problem based learning.;Chapter 8. Learners as partners – learner-led seminars, tutorless tutorials and workshops; Chapter 9. Hands on, practical teaching in small groups; Chapter 10. Managing and facilitating group projects; Chapter 11. Blended learning and tutoring at a distance.; Appendices; References; Index
Kate Exley is Senior Staff Development Officer at the University of Leeds, UK, and series editor of the Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education series.
Reg Dennick is Emeritus Professor of Medical Education at the University of Nottingham, UK.
Andy Fisher is Head of the Philosophy Department at the University of Nottingham, UK.