Working One-to-One with Students is written for Higher Education academics, adjuncts, teaching assistants and research students who are looking for guidance inside and outside the classroom. This book is a jargon-free, practical guide to improving one-to-one teaching, covering a wide range of teaching contexts, including mentoring students and staff, supervising dissertations and how to approach informal meetings outside of lectures.
Written in an engaging, accessible style and grounded in experience, this book offers a combination of practical advice backed by relevant learning theory. Featuring a wealth of case studies and useful resources, the book covers areas including:
Supervising postgraduates in the arts, social sciences and sciences.
This book is a short, snappy, practical guide that covers this key element of a lecturer’s work. In the spirit of the series (KEY GUIDES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING in HIGHER EDUCATION) this book covers relevant theory that effectively informs practice.
"Working One-to-One with Students, volume nine of the series Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education, is a recommended resource for all who are interested in career development and achievement, holistic personal growth, and communication techniques."--Teaching Theology and Religion, April 2010, 178-179
Coaching Skills and Supporting Learners. Mentoring Students and Developing Student Mentors. Supervising Undergraduate Projects and Dissertations. Supervising and Supporting Independent Learning. Work-Based Learning and Keeping Personal Development Portfolios. Peer Groups, Buddying. One-to-One Teaching Online. Interpersonal Skills: Dealing with Difficult People and Diversity. Supervising Postgraduates in Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Supervising Postgraduates in the Sciences. SENDA and Students with Disabilities. Additional Sources of Information
This indispensable series is aimed at new lecturers, postgraduate students who have teaching time, Graduate Teaching Assistants, part-time tutors and demonstrators, as well as experienced teaching staff who may feel it’s time to review their skills in teaching and learning.
Titles in this series will provide the teacher in higher education with practical, realistic guidance on the various different aspects of their teaching role, which is underpinned not only by current research in the ﬁeld, but also by the extensive experience of individual authors, and with a keen eye kept on the limitations and opportunities therein. By bridging a gap between academic theory and practice, all titles will provide generic guidance on the topics covered, which is then brought to life through the use of short, illustrative examples drawn from a range of disciplines. All titles in the series will:
Titles in the series will prove invaluable whether they are used for self-study, as reference material when seeking teaching recognition or as part of a formal taught programme on teaching and learning in higher education (HE), and will also be of relevance to teaching staff working in further education (FE) settings.