500 Tips for Tutors

2nd Edition

By Sally Brown, Phil Race

© 2004 – Routledge

144 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415342780
pub: 2004-11-18
US Dollars$48.95

e–Inspection Copy

About the Book

This book presents over 500 practical suggestions designed to help tutors establish active learning amongst their students. Divided into useful sections the tips cover the entire range of teaching and learning situations and comprise a 'start anywhere', dip-in resource suitable for both the newcomer and the old hand.

Intended mainly for the university or college lecturer involved in learner-centred learning, this resource offers fresh ideas and food for thought on six broad areas of the job:

  • getting the students going
  • starting off, and working together
  • the programme itself - lectures, assignments and feedback
  • helping students to learn from resources
  • assessment: demonstrating evidence of achievement
  • skills for career and life in general.

This lively and stimulating book will prove invaluable to lecturers, tutors, teachers, trainers and staff developers.


'…supremely relevant and useful to our work in schools…Overall, this is one of the most down-to-earth and honest books about teaching I've read. A first-rate resource.' - Geoff Barton, TES Friday, 20 May 2005

'The book is a valuable resource to those seeking to improve their tutoring.' - Physical Sciences Educational Reviews

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Evaluation
EDUCATION / Reference